Автор: Kren Thomas Название: Italian Illuminated Manuscripts ISBN: 1606064363 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781606064368 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2164 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Known for their stunning displays of artistry and technique, Italian illuminated manuscripts have long been coveted by collection around the world. This illustrated volume presents many examples of Italian painting and illumination by noted artists such as Girolamo da Cremona, Pacino de Bonaguida, and Pisanello.
Описание: This text discusses a 14th-century Armenian manuscript, introducing its illuminators and examining its place in Western European, Byzantine and Islamic artistic traditions. The volume reproduces 60 pages of the manuscript, which is in the collection of the UCLA.
Название: Illuminated manuscripts pb** ISBN: 185177386X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851773862 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2716 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Illuminated manuscripts are widely recognised as among the most beautiful objects of the western world. This is a book about their making: about the many talents involved in producing the missals, Books of Hours, breviaries and bibles that astonish us still with their richness and beauty. The original illuminated manuscripts were collaborative productions, with different specialists contributing script, initials, borders, illustration, and binding to the work.
Rowan Watson's study is both scholarly and rich in anecdote; he not only brings individual scribes and book dealers vividly to life but throws light on the commercial and religious environments in which they worked, and on the co-operative working practices devised for their production. Having looked at the individual elements of the illuminated page, the author then turns his attention to a sequence of splendid leaves from some of the great illuminated masterpieces in the museum's collection. He also discusses how early books were marketed and sold, and ends with a look at the survival of illumination after the advent of the printing press and its revival in the nineteenth century at the hands of pioneering designers such as Owen Jones and William Morris.
The illustrations are drawn from the exceptional and largely unpublished collections of the V&A, and the text offers us an entirely new look at the subject, treating illumination as a key to the history of the period, as much as an expression of medieval and Renaissance (and neo-Gothic) styles and sensibility.
Автор: Brown Название: Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts ISBN: 0892362170 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780892362172 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 1875 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Watson Rowan Название: Western Illuminated Manuscripts ISBN: 1851776494 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851776498 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 34031 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This catalogue of illuminated manuscripts in the V&A`s National Art Library provides a history of an art form over eight centuries. It documents not only the practice of medieval and Renaissance illumination, but also the survival of medieval book-making crafts alongside printing in the post-Renaissance period.
Описание: "Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta" is a flamboyant demonstration of two arts - calligraphy and miniature painting - which were produced in the court of Emperor Rudolf II. This is a selection of its pages concentrating on the themes of flora and fauna.
Описание: Concludes the mystery that began with a single mysterious postcard, and reveals the fate of Matthew Sedon and Isabella de Reims and their kinship to Griffin and Sabine.
Название: Medieval & Ren Illuminated Mss ISBN: 0500233810 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500233818 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 3812 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: David Bindman Название: William Blake: comp illuminated book ISBN: 0500282455 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500282458 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 5445 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This volume contains every page of Blake`s 20 or so illuminated books, reproduced in facsimile. It features his great prophetic poems, for example, "Jersualem" and "Songs of Innocence and of Experience".
Описание: In 1922, Wharton Esherick showed a copy Rhymes of Early Jungle Folk, which he had illustrated with woodcut prints, to Harold Mason, owner of the Centaur Bookshop in Philadelphia. Impressed by what he saw, Mason asked Esherick to illustrate Walt Whitmans Song of the Broad-Axe, which Mason published in a limited edtion in 1924. Inspired by the woodcuts, Esherick created a hand-bound prototype book of Whitmans poem, using prints made directly from his blocks and hand-lettering it in Eshericks own calligraphic style. Illuminated letters were used to begin paragraphs, and spaces at the end of lines were filled with blue and yellow drawings that reflect the content of the verses. The result of this labor of love was a work of art, 17 x 12 inches, with pages of handmade paper, folded and uncut. This book is a reproduction of Eshericks prototype, authorized by the Wharton Esherick Museum in Paoli, Pennsylvania. Though this edition is smaller than the prototype book, the original was carefully scanned and printed to provide as true a reproduction as possible. It faithfully captures the artists vision and skill and, for the first time, makes this wonderful work available to the general public. It will be appreciated by all admirers of Esherick, Whitman, and lovers of fine books.
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