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Understanding illuminated manuscripts : a guide to technical terms / Michelle P. Brown ; revised by Elizabeth C. Teviotdale and Nancy K. Turner.

By: Brown, Michelle P. (Michelle P.).
Contributor(s): Teviotdale, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Cover), 1955- [editor.] | Turner, Nancy, 1960- [editor.] | J. Paul Getty Museum.
Series: Looking at: Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2018Edition: 2nd ed. ; revised edition.Description: ix, 118 pages : illustrations (colour), facsimiles ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781606065785.Subject(s): Illumination of books and manuscripts | Illumination of books and manuscripts -- HistoryDDC classification: 745.67 Summary: What is historiated initial? What are canon tablets? What is a drollery? This revised edition - part of the popular Looking At series - offers concise definitions of many elements of illuminated manuscripts, demystifying the techniques, processes, materials, terminology, and styles used in the making of these precious books.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions March-April 2019
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First edition 1994.

Includes bibliographical references.

What is historiated initial? What are canon tablets? What is a drollery? This revised edition - part of the popular Looking At series - offers concise definitions of many elements of illuminated manuscripts, demystifying the techniques, processes, materials, terminology, and styles used in the making of these precious books.

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