Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum
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Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum by Thomas Kren
Book DescriptionThe Getty Museum inaugurates a new series of affordable publications that introduce the public to the richness of its holdings in illuminated manuscripts. The first in the series features Italian manuscript illumination from the ninth to the sixteenth centuries. This volume showcases full-colour reproductions of masterpieces by Niccolo da Bologna, Pisanello, Girolamo da Cremona, Taddeo Crivelli, Giovanni di Paolo, Matteo da Milano, Antonio da Monza, and the Master of Gerona, among a number of Italy's finest illuminators. The selection includes multiple illuminations from such sumptuous volumes as the Montecassino Breviary, the Gualenghi-d'Este Hours, the Missal of the Anti-Pope John XXIII, and the recently discovered Orsini Missal, along with exceptional leaves from the celebrated choir books of Santa Maria degli Angeli, Florence, and from the laudario of the Compagnia di Sant'Agnese, Florence. J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780892368204
(238mm x 168mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Getty Publishing
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thomas Kren
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Known for their stunning displays of artistry and technique, Italian illuminated manuscripts have long been coveted by collection around the world. This illustrated volume presents many examples of Italian painting and illumination by noted artists such as Girolamo da Cremona, Pacino de Bonaguida, and Pisanello.
Kings, Queens, and Courtiers, Hardback (March 2011)
Provides an overview of French art circa 1500, a dynamic, transitional period when the country, resurgent after the dislocations of the Hundred Years' War, invaded Italy and all media flourished.
Illuminated Manuscripts of Belgium and the Netherlands, Hardback (August 2010)
During the Middle Ages, the region now occupied by Belgium and Netherlands flourished economically and artistically. This title presents an illustrated survey of the J Paul Getty's collection of illuminated manuscripts from Belgium and the Netherlands. It includes works by the finest and most original artists for the most discerning patrons.
Illuminated Manuscripts of Germany and Central Europe, Paperback (April 2009)» View all books by Thomas Kren
An illustrated survey of the art of illumination from the collection of the J Paul Getty Museum. It presents more than 70 full-colour reproductions of some of the most highly-prized German and Central European manuscript illuminations in the world.
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Author Biography - Thomas Kren
Thomas Kren and Kurt Barstow are curator of manuscripts and associate curator of manuscripts, respectively, at the Getty Museum
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