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French illuminated manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum

Author: Thomas Kren; J. Paul Getty Museum.
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The J. Paul Getty Museum's holdings of French manuscript illumination, representing fifty-one works, is one of the finest in the United States. This volume illustrates the best illuminations in French manuscripts from the Getty's collection to reveal the brilliance of this memorable tradition. Reproduced are illuminations from a Carolingian Bible; a sacramentary made for Robert the Pious; a psalter featuring some  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Kren; J. Paul Getty Museum.
ISBN: 0892368586 9780892368587
OCLC Number: 71778974
Description: xxx, 114 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Thomas Kren.
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Presents more than 80 full-colour reproductions of some of the most highly prized French manuscript illuminations in the world. This book provides an introduction to an exquisite art form that  Read more...

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