TITLE

Profane illuminations, secular illusions: Manuscripts in late medieval courtly society

AUTHOR(S)
Buettner, Brigitte
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1992, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Probes the reasons for the prodigious proliferation of secular illuminated manuscripts among the dominant social strata during the late Middle Ages. Manuscripts not only gave access to knowledge but were also objects with added value; Focus on opulence of materials or technical appearance of manuscripts; Images as mnemonic triggers; Understanding of historical facts was molded by the way miniatures portrayed past events; How images influenced social behavior; More.
ACCESSION #
9212070318

 

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