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Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times, Their Art and ...
J. H. (John Henry) Middleton
No preview available - 2012
Abbey Alcuin ancient Anglo-Norman artistic backgrounds beautiful Benedictine Bible blue Book of Hours Book of Kells borders brilliant British Museum burnished gold Byzantine art Carolingian Celtic Cennino Cennini CHAP Church classical colour copy decadence decorative delicate drawing early eleventh century England English manuscript especially example executed exquisite fifteenth century figures finest fluid gold foliage fourteenth century France Giulio Clovio gold leaf goldsmiths Greek grisaille Guild illuminated manuscripts illuminator's art illuminators of manuscripts influence initials Irish Manuscripts Italy Item kind King large number Lindisfarne manu manuscript illumination mediaeval miniature paintings miniaturists minute monasteries monastic monks mordant ninth century Northumbria ornament painters paper papyrus parchment Paris patterns period pigment printed produced Psalter represented richly illuminated Roman Rome Saint Cuthbert school of manuscript scribe scripts silver sixteenth skill splendour style tablets thirteenth century twelfth century ultramarine usually vellum whole writing
Page 223 - and verie close, all but the forepart which had carved wourke that gave light in at ther carrell doures of wainscott. And in every carrell was a deske to lye there bookes on. And the carrells was no greater then from one stanchell
Page 60 - did carrye a marvelous FAIRE BOOKE, which had the Epistles and Gospels in it, and did lay it on the Altar, the which booke had on the outside of the coveringe the picture of our Saviour Christ, all of silver, of goldsmith's worke, all parcell gilt, verye fine to behould ; which booke did serve for the PAX in the Masse.
Page 14 - non fuisse chartarum usum, in palmarum foliis primo scriptitatum ; deinde quarundam arborum libris. Postea publica monumenta plumbeis voluminibus, mox et privata linteis confici coepta aut ceris. Pugillarium enim usum fuisse etiam ante Trojana témpora invenimus apud Homerum.
Page 223 - all full of BOOKES, with great store of ancient manuscripts to help them in their study, wherein did lye as well the old auncyent written Doctors of the Church as other