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The Art of Illumination - a book by Husband, Timothy B.

The Art of Illumination

The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry

The Art of Illumination( )
Author: Husband, Timothy B.
Lawson, Margaret
ISBN:978-0-300-20022-5
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $240.00
Book Description:

One of the most lavishly illustrated codices of the Middle Ages, the Belle Heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry (ca. 1405-1408/9), is the only manuscript with miniatures executed entirely by the famed Limbourg brothers. Commissioned by its royal patron, this richly illuminated Book of Hours, intended for private devotion and now housed in The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, belonged to the duke's large collection of prized possessions. The luminous scenes...
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Pages:388
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Art / History / Medieval
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.5 x 11.5 Inches
Book Weight:4.38 Pounds

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