The Art And History Of Calligraphy by Patricia LovettThe Art And History Of Calligraphy by Patricia Lovett

The Art And History Of Calligraphy

byPatricia Lovett

Hardcover | July 1, 2017

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Ranging from the Middle Ages, when beautiful calligraphy was a way of celebrating the divine, to the renaissance of the art form by William Morris, to the modern school of calligraphers following in the wake of master typographer Edward Johnston, Patricia Lovett charts the development of calligraphy through the history of European manuscripts. A renowned expert on the history of the form as well as a fine calligrapher herself, she writes—uniquely—from a practitioner’s point of view. Large-scale full-color reproductions enable the reader to see the fine detail of each manuscript, and to understand more clearly than ever before the painstaking craft and great artistic skill that were necessary to create these strikingly beautiful pieces of writing.
Patricia Lovett is a professional calligrapher and illuminator whose previous books include Calligraphy and Illumination: A History and Practical Guide. She was awarded the MBE for services to heritage crafts and calligraphy.
Title:The Art And History Of CalligraphyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:July 1, 2017Publisher:British Library PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0712356681

ISBN - 13:9780712356688

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