The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in the British Library
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997
"In this new, lavishly illustrated survey drawn from the collections of the British Library, Janet Backhouse provides a comprehensive introduction to an exciting and colourful subject, ranging from the breathtaking intricacies of the 7th-century Lindifarne Gospels to the virtuoso pages of Renaissance and later artists." - publisher
Includes images from and descriptions of several bestiary-related manuscripts.
Janet Backhouse is Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library.
240 pp., 215 colour plates, bibliography, manuscript index.
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