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Illuminating the book : makers and interpreters : essays in honour of Janet Backhouse

Author: Michelle Brown; Scot McKendrick; Janet Backhouse
Publisher: London : British Library ; Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1998.
Series: British Library studies in medieval culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illuminating the Book: Makers and Interpreters is published in honour of Janet Backhouse, Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at The British Library, who retired in 1998 after a 35-year career at the British Museum and Library. Many eminent scholars and colleagues have contributed essays reflecting Janet's own research interests, particularly in the later Middle Ages and Renaissance, and in the interaction between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Bibliographie
Festschriften
Named Person: Janet Backhouse; Janet Backhouse
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Brown; Scot McKendrick; Janet Backhouse
ISBN: 0712345876 9780712345873 0802044115 9780802044112
OCLC Number: 39270242
Description: 314 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface / Michelle P. Brown and Scot McKendrick --
Memoir : Janet Backhouse, colleague and friend / Pamela Porter and Shelley Jones --
Sarah and Hagar : laughter and tears / Ruth Mellinkoff --
Pictorial and verbal play in the margins : the case of British Library, Stowe ms. 49 / Lucy Freeman Sandler --
The Master of François de Rohan : a familiar French Renaissance miniaturist with a new name / Myra D. Orth --
An unknown manuscript made for Philip the Good / Nicole Reynaud --
The "large letters" of the Litlington Missal and Westminster Abbey in 1383-84 / Pamela Tudor-Craig --
Two illuminated guild registers from Bedfordshire / Richard Marks --
Sir Thomas Wriothesley and his heraldic artists / Ann Payne --
Jean Fouquet and Italy : " ... buono maestro, maxime a ritrarre del naturale" / Mark L. Evans --
Illumination for Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini (1442-1507) / Jonathan Alexander --
Landscape as Leitmotif : a reintegrated book of hours illuminated by Simon Bening / Thomas Kren --
Some new observations on the Farnese Hours in the Morgan Library (M. 69) / William M. Voelkle --
The "Rogers" leaf of the Hours of Etienne Chevalier / Christopher de Hamel --
"Her moost lovyng and fryndely brother sendeth gretyng" : Anne Boleyn's manuscripts and their sources / James P. Carley --
Sir Robert Cotton, collector and connoisseur? / Michelle P. Brown --
Appendix: The published writings of Janet Backhouse / Andrew Prescott.
Series Title: British Library studies in medieval culture.
Responsibility: edited by Michelle P. Brown and Scot McKendrick.

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This collection of essays published in honour of Janet Blackhouse, are grouped in three themes: "Interpreters", in which illuminated manuscripts are explored through iconography and style; "Makers"  Read more...

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