Illuminated manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum an exhibition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of the founder Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion by Fitzwilliam Museum.

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  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Exhibitions.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Renaissance -- Exhibitions.

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Statement[by] Francis Wormald & Phyllis M. Giles.
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsWormald, Francis., Giles, Phyllis M.
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LC ClassificationsND2920 .C3
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Pagination[4], 52 p.
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL6013765M
LC Control Number66070175
OCLC/WorldCa1474742

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The Museum’s collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is unrivalled in public museums. It spans the period from the ninth to the sixteenth century and represents all major schools of European illumination.

The vast majority of medieval painting was created on the pages of illuminated manuscripts. Manuscripts were at the heart of Viscount Fitzwilliam’s collection with which the Museum was established in Many of them are displayed here for the first time. They can only be seen at the Museum due to a clause in Fitzwilliam’s bequest which prevents them from leaving the building and reveals the anxieties of the Founder who had.

Book of hours, Paris c. Miniature of the Annunciation, with the start of Matins in the Little Office, the beginning of the texts after the calendar in the usual arrangement. This is a list of illuminated manuscripts. Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, MS D. sup.

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The Illuminated Manuscripts In The Library Of The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Catalogued With DescriptionsAuthor: Fitzwilliam Museum. Library. The Fitzwilliam Museum and various Cambridge colleges own many of the best-preserved manuscripts, and they are beautifully lit in this sumptuous show to expose their true artistic glory.

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[William George Searle; Fitzwilliam Museum. Library.]. Ivy-leaf and chequered backgrounds — Occasional introduction of plain burnished gold — Reign of Charles VI. of France — The Dukes of Orleans, Berry, and Burgundy; their prodigality and fine taste for MSS. — Christine de Pisan and her works — Description of her "Mutation of Fortune" in the Paris Library — The "Roman de la Rose" and "Cite des Dames" Pages: Medieval Manuscripts of the Fitzwilliam Museum - Part 1 by State Library Victoria.

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Free shipping for many. The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge has one of the largest public collections of illuminated manuscripts, with examples spanning seven centuries. Its collection provides researchers with some of the best examples of medieval and renaissance painting and has helped to shed light on the materials and techniques used by European artists prior to.

Current and Recent Exhibitions New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "The Book of Ruth: Medieval to Modern" (14 feb - 04 oct ). New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Treasures from the Vault" (25 feb - 07 jun ).

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The exhibition, and its accompanying catalogue and ‘Illuminated’ website, have purposes beyond eliciting the gasps of viewers dazzled by the vividness and luxury of these artefacts. A central claim is that illuminations are an underutilised source of information about colour, paint, and painting techniques in the medieval period – indeed the best available.

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Soft cover. Second impression. Catalogue of exhibition of over outstanding artistic and cultural treasures from the period, including illuminated manuscripts, metalwork & sculpture, and coins. pp with essays, numerous colour & other illustrations, commentaries on exhibits, map, glossary, and bibliography.

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