French Illuminated Manuscripts by Thomas Kren
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French Illuminated Manuscripts
By Thomas Kren

French Illuminated Manuscripts

In the J. Paul Getty Museum

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French Illuminated Manuscripts by Thomas Kren

Book Description

This sumptuous volume presents more than 80 full-colour reproductions of some of the most highly prized French manuscript illuminations in the world. This outstanding volume is the perfect introduction to an exquisite art form that flourished for centuries before the advent of the printing press, but that is now making a comeback in the world of bespoke art and design. The full-colour reproductions of these masterpiece works range from a Bible made during the ninth century, to an exquisite book of prayers written and illuminated by the French master Jean Pierre Rousselet c.1720.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780892368587
ISBN-10: 0892368586
Format: Paperback
(238mm x 168mm x 11mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: J. Paul Getty Museum
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Kren

Thomas Kren is curator of manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum. He was awarded the 2004 Eric Mitchell Prize for exhibition catalogues.

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