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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

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What is a florilegium? What is an incipit? What is batarde script? This book--part of the Museum's popular Looking at series--offers definitions of these and numerous other techniques, processes, and materials used in medieval illuminated manuscripts. Concise and readable explanations of the technical terms most frequently encountered by the museum-goer are presented in an easily portable format. With numerous illustrations, many of them in color, this volume will be invaluable to all readers wishing to increase their understanding and enjoyment of illuminated manuscripts.

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ISBN:
9780892362172
Subtitle:
A Guide to Technical Terms
Author:
Brown, Michelle P.
Author:
Brown, Michelle
Author:
null, Michelle P.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Malibu, Calif. :
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Art
Subject:
European
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Architecture | History | Medieval
Subject:
Art and Architecture - History - Medieval
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
Art & Architecture | History | Medieval
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Looking At...
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
19940728
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
97
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.25 in

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