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Studies in Manuscript Illumination,1200-1400

Lucy Freeman Sandler

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ISBN 10: 1904597394 / ISBN 13: 9781904597391
Published by Pindar Press, London, 2008
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Studies in Manuscript Illumination, 1200┐1400 by Lucy Freeman Sandler 24 x 17 cm 620 pp. 218 illus. Publication: Nov 2008 ISBN 1 904597 39 4 Cloth Bound The author is Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of Art History emerita at New York University , Institute of Fine Arts , and a leading authority on English medieval manuscript illumination. This volume brings together twenty-eight of Professor Sandler's studies, focusing on illustrated manuscripts produced in England in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, particularly on the illuminated psalters. They are arranged under four headings, ┐Marginalia and Word Imagery,' Devotional, Visionary and Self-Images,' ┐Illustrated Encyclopedias and Scholarly Texts,' and ┐Studies of Individual Manuscripts, Artists and Themes.' The marginal illustrations in the psalters are a topic of particular interest, and there are a number of iconographic studies derived from this material. A second section features essays that look at the effect of manuscript imagery on its viewing, reading, and meditating audience. The third section deals with the illustrated encyclopedias of the period, particularly the Omne bonum , a fourteenth-century manuscript compiled and written by James le Palmer, a scribe in the London Exchequer. A final section deals with a number of manuscripts from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, in particular East Anglian works such as the Peterborough and Ramsey Psalters. Contents Introduction MARGINALIA AND WORD IMAGERY: I A Series of Marginal Illustrations in the Rutland Psalter II Reflections on the Construction of Hybrids in English Gothic Marginal Illustration III A Bawdy Betrothal in the Ormesby Psalter IV The Word in the Text and the Image in the Margin: The Case of the Luttrell Psalter V The Study of Marginal Imagery: Past, Present, and Future VI Pictorial and Verbal Play in the Margins: The Case of British Library, Stowe MS 49 VII The Images of Words in English Gothic Psalters DEVOTIONAL, VISIONARY, AND SELF-IMAGES: VIII Face to Face with God: A Pictorial Image of the Beatific Vision IX The Image of the Book-owner in the Fourteenth Century: Three Cases of Self-definition X The Wilton Diptych and Images of Devotion in Illuminated Manuscripts XI The Chantry of Roger of Waltham in Old St Paul's ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND SCHOLARLY TEXTS XII Notes for the Illuminator: The Case of the Omne Bonum XIII Omne bonum : Compilatio and Ordinatio in an English Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Fourteenth Century XIV Encyclopedia XV Illustrations of Canon Law in the ┐Omne Bonum', an English Encyclopedia of the Fourteenth Century XVI Index-Making in the Fourteenth Century: ArchbishopArundel's Copy of the Gospel Commentary of William of Nottingham XVII The Role of Illustrations in James le Palmer's ┐Omne Bonum' XVIII John of Metz , The Tower of Wisdom STUDIES OF INDIVIDUAL MANUSCRIPTS, ARTISTS AND THEMES: XIX The Historical Miniatures of the Fourteenth-Century Ramsey Psalter XX Peterborough Abbey and the Peterborough Psalter in Brussels XXI A Follower of Jean Pucelle in England XXII Christian Hebraism and the Ramsey Abbey Psalter XXIII An Early Fourteenth-Century English Breviary at Longleat XXIV An Early Fourteenth-Century English Psalter in the Escorial XXV A Fragment of the Chertsey Breviary in San Francisco XXVI Jean Pucelle and the Lost Miniatures of the Belleville Breviary XXVII The Handclasp in the Arnolfini Wedding : A Manuscript Precedent XXVIII Bedford in Brooklyn Index Acknowledgements Language : english text Size: 170 x 240 mm. Bookseller Inventory # 001205

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Title: Studies in Manuscript Illumination,1200-1400

Publisher: Pindar Press, London

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Couverture rigide

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: Edition originale.

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The author is Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of Art History emerita at New York University, Institute of Fine Arts , and a leading authority on English medieval manuscript illumination. This volume brings together twenty-eight of Professor Sandler's studies, focusing on illustrated manuscripts produced in England in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, particularly on the illuminated psalters. They are arranged under four headings, 'Marginalia and Word Imagery,' 'Devotional, Visionary and Self-Images,' 'Illustrated Encyclopedias and Scholarly Texts,' and 'Studies of Individual Manuscripts, Artists and Themes.' The marginal illustrations in the psalters are a topic of particular interest, and there are a number of iconographic studies derived from this material. A second section features essays that look at the effect of manuscript imagery on its viewing, reading, and meditating audience. The third section deals with the illustrated encyclopedias of the period, particularly the Omne bonum , a fourteenth-century manuscript compiled and written by James le Palmer, a scribe in the London Exchequer. A final section deals with a number of manuscripts from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, in particular East Anglian works such as the Peterborough and Ramsey Psalters.

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Introduction; MARGINALIA AND WORD IMAGERY: A Series of Marginal Illustrations in the Rutland Psalter; Reflections on the Construction of Hybrids in English Gothic Marginal Illustration; A Bawdy Betrothal in the Ormesby Psalter; The Word in the Text and the Image in the Margin: The Case of the Luttrell Psalter; The Study of Marginal Imagery: Past Present, and Future; Pictorial and Verbal Play in the Margins: The Case of the British Library, Stowe MS 49; The Images of Words in English Gothic Psalters. DEVOTIONAL, VISIONARY, AND SELF-IMAGES: Face to Face with God: A Pictorial Image of the Beatific Vision; The Image of the Book-owner in the Fourteenth Century: Three Cases of Self-definition; The Wilton Diptych and Images of Devotion in Illuminated Manuscripts; The Chantry of Roger of Waltham in Old St Paul’s. ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND SCHOLARLY TEXTS: Notes for the Illuminator: The Case of the Omne Bonum; Omne bonum: Compilatio and Ordinatio in an English Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Fourteenth Century; Encyclopedia; Illustrations of Canon Law in the ‘Omne Bonum,’ an English Encyclopedia of the Fourteenth Century; Index-Making in the Fourteenth Century: Archbishop Arundel’s Copy of the Gospel Commentary of William of Nottingham; The Role of Illustrations in James le Palmer’s ‘Omne Bonum’; John of Metz, The Tower of Wisdom. STUDIES OF INDIVIDUAL MANUSCRIPTS, ARTISTS AND THEMES: The Historical Miniatures of the Fourteenth-Century Ramsey Psalter; Peterborough Abbey and the Peterborough Psalter in Brussels; A Follower of Jean Pucelle in England; Christian Hebraism and the Ramsey Abbey Psalter; An Early Fourteenth-Century English Breviary at Longleat; An Early Fourteenth-Century English Psalter in the Escorial; A Fragment of the Chertsey Breviary in San Francisco; Jena Pucelle and the Lost Miniatures of the Belleville Breviary; The Handclasp in the Arnolfini Wedding: A Manuscript in Precedent; Bedford in Brooklyn. Index. Acknowledgements.

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