Illuminated Manuscripts In Cambridge, Part One: The Frankish Kingdoms, The Low Countries And Germany

Illuminated Manuscripts In Cambridge, Part One: The Frankish Kingdoms, The Low Countries And Germany Nigel J. Morgan Stella Panayotova
  • Title: Illuminated Manuscripts In Cambridge, Part One: The Frankish Kingdoms, The Low Countries And Germany
  • Author: Nigel J. Morgan Stella Panayotova
  • ISBN: 9781905375479
  • Page: 325
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Illuminated Manuscripts In Cambridge, Part One: The Frankish Kingdoms, The Low Countries And Germany Nigel J. Morgan Stella Panayotova Illuminated Manuscripts In Cambridge Part One The Frankish Kingdoms The Low Countries And Germany This publication is the first to appear in a major new series of catalogues covering all the Western medieval illuminated manuscripts in Cambridge excluding only the separately catalogued manuscripts
    This publication is the first to appear in a major new series of catalogues covering all the Western medieval illuminated manuscripts in Cambridge, excluding only the separately catalogued manuscripts in the University Library The catalogue entries, based on the most recent studies undertaken by the Cambridge Illuminations Research Project, are organised geographically byThis publication is the first to appear in a major new series of catalogues covering all the Western medieval illuminated manuscripts in Cambridge, excluding only the separately catalogued manuscripts in the University Library The catalogue entries, based on the most recent studies undertaken by the Cambridge Illuminations Research Project, are organised geographically by place of origin, and, within that grouping, listed chronologically The present two volume catalogue deals with the early manuscripts produced in the Frankish Kingdoms, the splendid, richly illustrated books from the Northern and Southern Netherlands ranging from the thirteenth to the sixteenth century, illuminations from the Meuse region, manuscripts both in Latin and the vernacular from the late eleventh to the end of the sixteenth century from Germany, and lastly an interesting group of books from Bohemia, Austria and Hungary While the focus of the catalogue is on the illumination, all decoration and ornamentation being listed in detail, entries also include much information on codicology, on texts and on provenance, as well as the most recent bibliographical references Every manuscript catalogued is also illustrated, generally with several images which are all reproduced in full colour.
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    About Nigel J. Morgan Stella Panayotova


    1. Emeritus Honorary Professor of the History of ArtNigel Morgan is Honorary Professor of the History of Art and Head of Research of the Parker on the Web Project on the medieval manuscripts of Corpus Christi College He also collaborates with Stella Panayotova of the Fitzwilliam Museum on the catalogues of the illuminated manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the colleges of Cambridge His main interests are in illuminated and liturgical manuscripts of the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries, and on stained glass of the same period He was Professor of the History of Art at the University of Oslo 1997 2004, and since then has been Emeritus Professor he is a specialist on Scandinavian panel painting and wood sculpture of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries In Cambridge he has lectured for the Part II course on English Gothic Art and Architecture 1170 1350, and has been involved in teaching and examining the MPhil course.In his earlier career he taught at the University of East Anglia, the University of London, and for many years in Australia at La Trobe University, where he was Professor of Art History, and at the University of Melbourne, where he was Helen Macpherson Smith Professorial Fellow He was elected as Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1994, and for several years was one of the members for Australia of the Comit International de l Histoire de l Art He has also worked in the United States, as Director of the Index of Christian Art at Princeton University 1982 87 , and in 2005 as Visiting Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University In 1996 he was Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford.His books include the two volumes of Early Gothic Manuscripts 1190 1285 for the Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles 1982, 1988 , two monographs on the Lambeth 1990 and Douce 2007 Apocalypses, and as collaborating author of the books on the Gulbenkian 2002 and Trinity 2005 Apocalypses In the field of Scandinavian art he has been contributing author to the three volume study of the Painted Altar Frontals of Norway 2004 Iconography, liturgy, and the relationship between texts and images with particular regard to late medieval devotional art, have been his main fields of interest He has recently co edited and contributed chapters to the History of the Book in Britain 1100 1400 2008 , and is currently working on two books on the iconography, readership and liturgy of the medieval illustrated Psalter.


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    1. This first appeared in the Historians of Netherlandish Art newsletter The first two sumptuous volumes of Illuminated Manuscripts in Cambridge IMC have arrived The series of catalogues covers, and will cover, medieval manuscripts in the Cambridge Colleges and the Fitzwilliam Museum although excluding the manuscripts in the University Library, which will be catalogued separately Part One, Volume One includes the Frankish Kingdoms, the Northern Netherlands, Germany, Bohemia, Hungary and Austria, wi [...]

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