Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum: Illuminated manuscripts

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The Museum, 1997 - Art - 128 pages
The Getty Museum's collection of illuminated manuscripts, featured in this book, comprises masterpieces of medieval and Renaissance art. Dating from the tenth to the sixteenth century, they were produced in France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, England, Spain, Poland, and the eastern Mediterranean. Among the highlights are four Ottonian manuscripts, Romanesque treasures from Germany, Italy, and France, and English Gothic Apocalypse, and late medieval manuscripts painted by such masters as Jean Fouquet, Girolamo da Cremona, Simon Marmion, and Joris Hoefnagel. Included are liturgical books, devotional books for private use, books of the Bible, histories by Giovanni Boccaccio and Jean Froissart, and a Model Book of Calligraphy.

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