An Illumination: The Rothschild Prayer Book And Other Works From The Kerry Stokes Collection 1280-1685 by Margaret M. ManionAn Illumination: The Rothschild Prayer Book And Other Works From The Kerry Stokes Collection 1280-1685 by Margaret M. Manion

An Illumination: The Rothschild Prayer Book And Other Works From The Kerry Stokes Collection 1280…

byMargaret M. Manion

Hardcover | April 1, 2016

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The Rothschild Prayer Book is an acknowledged masterpiece of Renaissance manuscript illumination. Acquired by the Kerry Stokes Collection in 2014, it includes miniatures of unsurpassed beauty and refined execution by the most renowned and sought-after illuminators of the era. Here the Rothschild Prayer Book is presented within the wider visual context of Medieval and Renaissance art. This is a fascinating look at the relationship of the Prayer Book to the icons, portraits, stained-glass sequences, devotional panel paintings and sculptures of the time.
Margaret M. Manion is one of Australia’s pre-eminent art historians, whose scholarship on Medieval and Renaissance art, in particular the art of the illuminated manuscript, is acclaimed internationally. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (of which she was Deputy President) and of the Australian College of Educa...
Title:An Illumination: The Rothschild Prayer Book And Other Works From The Kerry Stokes Collection 1280…Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 12 × 9.5 × 0.9 inPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:Fremantle PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1925163148

ISBN - 13:9781925163148

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