Imagining the Past in France: History in Manuscript Painting, 1250-1500

Imagining the Past in France: History in Manuscript Painting, 1250-1500

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  • Title: Imagining the Past in France: History in Manuscript Painting, 1250-1500
  • Author: Elizabeth Morrison Anne D. Hedeman
  • ISBN: 9781606060292
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Paperback
Imagining the Past in France: History in Manuscript Painting, 1250-1500 Imagining the Past in France History in Manuscript Painting From around to the close of the fifteenth century the most important and original work being done in secular illumination was unquestionably in French vernacular history manuscripts This volume, From around 1250 to the close of the fifteenth century, the most important and original work being done in secular illumination was unquestionably in French vernacular history manuscripts This volume celebrates the vivid historical imagery produced during these years by bringing together some of the finest masterpieces of illumination created in the Middle Ages It is theFrom around 1250 to the close of the fifteenth century, the most important and original work being done in secular illumination was unquestionably in French vernacular history manuscripts This volume celebrates the vivid historical imagery produced during these years by bringing together some of the finest masterpieces of illumination created in the Middle Ages It is the first major publication to focus on exploring the ways in which text and illumination worked together to help show medieval readers the role and purpose of history The images enabled the past to come alive before the eyes of medieval readers by relating the adventures of epic figures such as Hector of Troy, Alexander the Great, the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne, and even the Virgin Mary.Presented here are approximately fifty five manuscripts from over twenty five libraries and museums across the United States and Europe, supplemented by medieval objects ranging from tapestries to ivory boxes Together they show how historical narratives came to play a decisive role at the French court and in the process inspired some of the most original and splendid artworks of the time Additional contributors to this volume include lisabeth Antoine, R Howard Bloch, Keith Busby, Joyce Coleman, Erin K Donovan, and Gabrielle M Spiegel.

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  • From around 1250 to the close of the fifteenth century, the most important and original work being done in secular illumination was unquestionably in French vernacular history manuscripts This volume celebrates the vivid historical imagery produced during these years by bringing together some of the finest masterpieces of illumination created in the Middle Ages It is theFrom around 1250 to the close of the fifteenth century, the most important and original work being done in secular illumination was unquestionably in French vernacular history manuscripts This volume celebrates the vivid historical imagery produced during these years by bringing together some of the finest masterpieces of illumination created in the Middle Ages It is the first major publication to focus on exploring the ways in which text and illumination worked together to help show medieval readers the role and purpose of history The images enabled the past to come alive before the eyes of medieval readers by relating the adventures of epic figures such as Hector of Troy, Alexander the Great, the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne, and even the Virgin Mary.Presented here are approximately fifty five manuscripts from over twenty five libraries and museums across the United States and Europe, supplemented by medieval objects ranging from tapestries to ivory boxes Together they show how historical narratives came to play a decisive role at the French court and in the process inspired some of the most original and splendid artworks of the time Additional contributors to this volume include lisabeth Antoine, R Howard Bloch, Keith Busby, Joyce Coleman, Erin K Donovan, and Gabrielle M Spiegel.

  • Wish I'd been able to see what must have been a dazzling exhibition. I've had a chance to thumb through the book, and its reproductions are astounding. The descriptions are a little dry however who cares if the illustrations are as beautiful as the originals. Okay that last was a bit of hyperbole. So the five stars I give this book is based solely on the cosmetic.

    Gorgeous book. Very academic, but I'm enjoying it!

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