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Alexander, Jonathan J. G., ed. The Painted Page: Italian Renaissance Book Illumination, 1450-1550. London and New York: Prestel Publishers, 1994. [* Subject heading: book illustration; early printed books: production; history of the book; page layout and design *]

Alexander, Jonathan J. G., James H. Marrow, and Lucy Freeman Sandler, eds. The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts at the New York Public Library. [Exhibition catalogue.] New York: New York Public Library; London: Harvey Miller, 2005. ["Published on the occasion of the exhibition . . . presented at The New York Public Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, D. Samuel and Jeane H. Gottesman Exhibition Hall, October 21, 2005 through February 12, 2006."] [Contents: Collecting illuminated manuscripts at the New York Public Library -- One-hundred illuminated manuscripts from the New York Public Library -- The making of manuscripts in Medieval and Renaissance Europe -- Bibles and Bible history -- Liturgical manuscripts -- Books of private devotion -- Scientific, historical, literary, and didactic manuscripts.] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript production; manuscript culture; manuscripts (catalogues: thematic [illustrations]) *]

Areford, David S., and Nina A. Rowe. Excavating the Medieval Image: Manuscripts, Artists, Audiences: Essays in Honor of Sandra Hindman. Aldershot, Hants., and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004. [Publisher's description: "Excavating the Medieval Image argues that the illuminated image is best understood as thoroughly integrated in the material context of the manuscript--and thus, integrated in a cultural context of production and reception, which must be carefully unearthed layer by layer."] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; manuscript relations *]

As-Vijvers, Anne Margreet W. Re-making the Margin: The Master of the David Scenes and Flemish Manuscript Painting around 1500. Trans. Diana Webb. Ars nova 11. Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. [Publisher's description: "The subject of the present publication is the working practices of the Ghent-Bruges illuminators, active in Flanders in the decades around 1500. Its focus is on manuscripts featuring freestanding, isolated motifs painted in the margins of text pages. The author traces how this decorative system was created by the Master of the David Scenes in the Grimani Breviary, a prolific inventor of appealing borders; how it was applied by his closest collaborators, and how it was imitated and adapted by other illuminators. Among these were Simon Bening, the Carmelite sister Cornelia van Wulfschkercke, and a number of anonymous masters, including several whose oeuvres are identified here for the first time. The author elucidates the sources for the isolated motifs and demonstrates how the codicological structure of the manuscripts provides insight into the use and the dispersion of various models for border decorations. The book discusses the famous strewn-flower borders and other types of fully decorated borders as well. The author analyses the isolated motifs in relationship to the page lay-out and the decorative programme of Ghent-Bruges standardised books of hours. The stylistic examination of both the miniatures and the borders of the manuscripts under discussion completes the integrated approach of this study. The author demonstrates how the illuminators collaborated with each other and exchanged artistic models for the illumination of these precious manuscripts."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illuminations); Flemish manuscripts; Flanders; Books of Hours *]

Backhouse, Janet. Illuminations from Books of Hours. London: British Library, 2004. [* Subject heading: manuscript decorations and illustration (illumination) *]

[Bibliothèque nationale de France.] "Mandragore: base des manuscrits enluminés de la BnF." [<http://mandragore.bnf.fr/html/accueil.html>. "Mandragore is the database of iconographic collections held in BnF's Department of Manuscripts (Département des Manuscrits). Created in September 1989, its purpose is an exhaustive inventory of historiated and ornamental iconographic decoration from the collections of the department. This database provides complete information about images including captions, indexing, abstracts of headings and inscriptions, and any descriptive notes. It also includes related data, text content, date and places of production, and, when possible, the artists' names."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscripts (catalogues); Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, illuminated manuscripts; use of computer (digital tools) *]

Binski, Paul, and Stella Panayotova, eds. The Cambridge Illuminations: Ten Centuries of Book Production in the Medieval West. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 42. London: Harvey Miller, 2005. [Publisher's description: "The present volume is published to accompany the exhibition of some two hundred spectacular Cambridge treasures--from the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Cambridge University Library and the individual College libraries--covering a unique array of outstanding but rarely seen illuminated books. The Catalogue spans over ten centuries of book production, from the significant sixth-century Gospels of St. Augustine, to the great Romanesque Bibles such as the Bury and Dover Bibles, the exquisite and emotive devotional books of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, up to the refined, classical elegance of the Humanist books of early Renaissance Italy. Manuscripts are grouped thematically under eight headings: 1. The Coming of Christianity, 2. The Bible and its Study, 3. The Liturgy and the Offices, 4. Private Devotion, 5. History and Literature, 6. The Medieval Encyclopedia, 7. The Humanist Manuscript, 8. Manuscripts and Documents for Cambridge University."] [Contents: Foreword, Peter Fox and Duncan Robinson; "Collectors and collecting," Christopher de Hamel; "Making an illuminated manuscript," Stella Panayotova and Teresa Webber; "The coming of Christianity: pagans and missionaries," Rosamond McKitterick; "The Bible and its study: from the cloisters to the university," Teresa Webber; "The liturgy and the offices," Nigel Morgan; "Private devotion: humility and splendour," Nigel Morgan and Paul Binski; "History and literature: sacred and secular," Rosamond McKitterick and Paul Binski; "The medieval encyclopedia: science and practice," Peter Jones; "The humanistic manuscript," Jonathan Alexander; "Manuscripts and documents for Cambridge University," Nigel Morgan and Nicholas Rogers.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript catalogues (exhibition; thematic [illustrations]) *]

Bland, David. A History of Book Illustration: The Illuminated Manuscript and Printed Book. 2nd ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969. [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); early printed books; incunabula; book illustration *]

Broekhuijsen, Klara H. Masters of the Dark Eyes: Late Medieval Manuscript Painting in Holland. Ars nova 10. Turnhout: Brepols, 2009. [Contents: Part 1: Style. General characteristics; The Bezborodko Group; The Marciana Group; The Croesinck Group; The Chillicothe Group; The Robinson Group; The English Group; The Southern Group. Part 2: The decoration programs. Introduction; The book of hours; Dutch book of hours, c. 1400 - c. 1475/80; Dutch book of hours, c. 1475/80 - c. 1510; Books of hours with illumination by the Masters of the Dark Eyes; Addition texts; The Prayer book; Prayer books with illumination by the Masters of the Dark Eyes; Liturgical manuscripts; Liturgical manuscripts with illumination by the Masters of the Dark Eyes; Other manuscripts with illumination by the Masters of the Dark Eyes. Part 3: The compositions: tradition and innovation. Introduction; Models and sources of inspiration for the Masters of the Dark Eyes; Borrowings from prints; Dutch manuscript painting; Southern Netherlandish manuscript painting; Panel painting; Unusual subjects; The zodiacal man; The legend of the grateful dead; The legend of the institution of the rosary; The holy kinship; The fall of the rebel angels; The tree of Jesse; Summary and conclusions. Part 4: Dating and localization. Introduction; Dating; Localization.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; Netherlands; Netherlandish manuscripts *]

Brown, Cynthia Jane. The Queen's Library: Image-Making at the Court of Anne of Brittany, 1477-1514. Material Texts. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. [Publisher's description: The book "examines the cultural issues surrounding female modes of empowerment and book production in late medieval and early Renaissance France."] [* Subject heading: Manuscript production: decoration and illustration; manuscript art; medieval and early modern; Anne of Brittany; history of libraries; women and literature; political aspects; books and reading *]

Brown-Grant, Rosalind, and Rebecca Dixon, eds. Text-Image Relations in Late Medieval French and Burgundian Culture (Fourteenth-Sixteenth Centuries). Turnhout: Brepols, 2015. [Publisher's description: "In recent years, scholars have increasingly acknowledged the range and value of the literary and artistic production of both France and Burgundy in the later Middle Ages. . . . Key critical issues raised in these essays include the political circumstances governing the production and reception of late medieval texts, whether in manuscript or printed form; the significance of the representational strategies and painterly choices adopted by book illustrators; the evolving role of women as authors, artists, and consumers of medieval manuscripts and early printed books; and the ways in which the written, visual and even aural aspects of these texts could be combined together to cue the reader/viewer's response. Engaging with the materiality of literary works through the prism of text/image relations, the volume makes fruitful connections between the literary and artistic spheres which are so often studied in isolation from each other."] [Contents: Introduction, Rosalind Brown-Grant. Part 1: Allegorical Dream-Visions and Debate Poems. "Friars in love: manuscript illumination as literary commentary in three fourteenth-century manuscripts of the Roman de la rose (Paris, BnF, MS fr. 25526; Baltimore, Walters, MS W. 143; London, BL, MS Royal 19 B XIII)," Jonathan Morton; "'Entre deux sommes': imag[in]ing desires in the Songe de la pucelle," Emma Cayley; "Limits of representation in late fifteenth-century Burgundy: what the eye doesn't hear and the ear doesn't see," Helen J. Swift. Part 2: Burgundian Prose Narratives. "Staging transgression through text and image: violence and nudity in the Cent nouvelles nouvelles (Glasgow, University Library, Special Collections, MS Hunter 252, and Vérard 1486 and 1498)," Dominique Lagorgette; "The Roman de Buscalus, or, The art of not being French," Rebecca Dixon; "Personal drama or chivalric spectacle?: the reception of the Roman d'Olivier de Castille et d'Artus d'Algarbe in the illuminations of the Wavrin Master and Loyset Liédet," Rosalind Brown-Grant. Part 3: Reworkings of Classical and Medieval Auctores. "The hybrid art of the compiler: text/image relations in the Ovide moralisé of Colard Mansion," J. Chimène Bateman; "Proliferating narratives: texts, images, and (mostly female) dedicatees in a few Héroïdies productions," Kathleen Wilson-Chevalier; "Re-presenting Emilia in the context of the querelle des femmes: text and image in Anne de Graville's Beau roman," Elizabeth L'Estrange.] [* Subject headings: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript production; manuscript culture: France, Burgundy *]

Büttner, F. O., ed. The Illuminated Psalter: Studies in the Content, Purpose, and Placement of its Images. Turnhout: Brepols, 2004. [Publisher's description: "The psalter has a central place in the history of medieval book illustration: no other text was so regularly provided with illuminations over such a long period, and no other text came to have such a complex and wide-ranging iconography. The techniques of psalter illumination involved, for example, historiated initials, full page miniatures as preliminary series as well as on the points of text division, and marginal illustrations, all this in cyclical or serial fashion. . . . The essays in this volume originated at a colloquium held in Bamberg in 1999. . . . This book includes an index of psalter references, a topographical list ca 460 illustrations, and a register of some 800 manuscripts."] [Contents: Part 1: Form and History. "Der illuminierte Psalter im Westen," F. O. Bëttner; "Illuminierte Psalterhandschriften von den Anfängen bis um 800," Ulrich Kuder; "Frühe Initialpsalter," Rainer Kahsnitz; "L'image dans les psautiers byzantins à illustrations intégrales," Suzy Dufrenne; "Zur Illustration von Psalterien und Psalterkommentaren in Italien vom frühen 11. bis zum ausgehenden 13. Jahrhundert," Wolfgang Augustyn; "Zwischen Frankreich und Byzanz: Zwei Bologneser Psalter des 13. Jahrhunderts und ihr Illustrationssystem," Karl-Georg Pfändtner; "Neapolitanische Trecento-Psalterien," Andreas Bräm; "The Transformation of the Gothic Psalter in 13th-Century France," Adelaide Bennett; "Illuminierte Psalterien aus den Innerschweizer Doppelklöstern Muri und Engelberg vom 12. bis 14. Jahrhundert," Judith Raeber. Part 2: Function and Use. "Psalter für Gelehrte und Ungelehrte im hohen Mittelalter," Ursula Nilgen; "Zwei Bilderpsalter für Frauen aus dem frühen 13. Jahrhundert," Gude Suckale-Redlefsen; "A Primer of Thirteenth-Century German Convent Life: The Psalter as Office and Mass Book," Judith H. Oliver; "The Full-Page Miniatures of the Psalter-Hours New York, Morgan Library, M. 729: Programme and Patron," Alison Stones; "Patrons and their Devotions in the Historiated Initials and Full-Page Miniatures of Thirteenth-Century English Psalters," Nigel Morgan; "The Copenhagen Psalter," Patricia Stirnemann; "The Psalter of Henry VI," Janet Backhouse. Part 3: Iconographic Programmes. "Violence and the Virtuous Ruler in the Utrecht Psalter," Celia Chazelle; "Verum etiam sub alia forma depingere: Illuminierte Psalmenkommentare und ihr Gebrauch," Susanne Wittekind; "Scholastic Hermeneutics in Historiated Initials of 13th century French Psalters," Elizabeth A. Peterson; "Die Darstellung von Heiligen als Thema der Psalterillustration," Elisabeth Klemm; "Bodies, Names and Gender in a Gothic Psalter," Michael Camille; "Word Imagery in English Gothic Psalters: The Case of the Vienna Bohun Manuscript," Lucy Freeman Sandler; "The Primacy of the Word in French Renaissance Psalm Manuscripts," Myra D. Orth. Part 4: Pictorial Subjects. "Die Darstellungen zum 90. (91.) Psalm in der frühmittelalterlichen Psalter- und Evangelienillustration," Anton von Euw; "Die Beatus-Seiten der sog. thüringisch-sächsischen Malerschule," Harald Wolter-von dem Knesebeck; "Bathsheba and the Kings: The Beatus Initial in the Psalter of Saint Louis," Harvey Stahl. Part 5: Psalters with pictorial bindings. "Psalterien mit kostbaren Einbänden," Frauke Steenbock; "Der Hornplatteneinband: Eine charakteristische Form der Einbandgestaltung illuminierter Psalterhandschriften des 13. Jahrhunderts," Helmut Engelhart.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Psalters *]

Carlvant, Kerstin. Manuscript Painting in Thirteenth-Century Flanders: Bruges, Ghent and the Circle of the Counts. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 63. London: Harvey Miller, 2012. [Publisher's description: "This is the first comprehensive and in-depth study of the earliest figural painting ever to have been produced in Flanders on a continual basis. Most of the manuscripts are Psalters, but Bibles, a Breviary, a Missal, a Netherlandic life of a saint, and yet other texts occur. Three main categories of illuminator are distinguishable: those working in Bruges, in Ghent, and, at least in part, for the circle of the counts of Flanders. The principal chapters and the catalog segments are organized around their individual contributions. An arrangement in time and place of the total body of work was obtained through a lengthy and rigorous process of comparison of figural, ornamental and writing styles, codicological and textual features. Several distinctive Flemish patterns of Psalter iconography have emerged; these are presented in tabular form with accompanying commentaries. A surprising amount of information about the early owners of the books, mostly well-to-do members of the laity, was yielded in the analysis for the manuscript catalogs."] [* Subject heading: Manuscript production: decoration and illustration; Flemish, thirteenth-century *]

Coleman, Janet, Mark Cruse, Kathryn A. Smith, eds. The Social Life of Illumination: Manuscripts, Images, and Communities in the Late Middle Ages. Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe 21. Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. [Publisher's description: "This anthology is the first broadly based exploration of an issue now emerging at the intersection of art history and literary study: how the interplay of images and texts in medieval manuscripts enabled an array of social interactions that helped shape individual and communal experience and identities. An interdisciplinary group of scholars, from Art History, English, and French departments, has combined to explore the ways in which pictures in a book can have a 'social life.' Setting aside the traditional assumption that illuminated manuscripts were meant chiefly for the eyes of solitary reader-viewers, the essays in this anthology demonstrate that illuminations took on social dimension in many ways. They could cue internal dialogues with religious figures or family members; they could be described, explained, and/or viewed communally during public readings; and they could draw their viewers into joint celebration of core secular or religious values. As much as architectural monuments, contracts, and rituals, illuminations provide a way for us to map the multiple dimensions of medieval social life."] [Contents: "Introduction: The Social Life of Illumination," Joyce Coleman, Mark Cruse, and Kathryn A. Smith. Part 1: Spiritual Community. "The Social Life of a Manuscript Metaphor: Christ's Blood as Ink," Marlene Villalobos Hennessy; "Communion and Community: Eucharistic Narratives and their Audience in the Smitheld Decretals," Alixe Bovey; "Worded and Wordless Images: Biblical Narratives in the Psalters of Humphrey de Bohun," Lucy Freeman Sandler; "A 'Viewing Community' in Fourteenth-Century England," Kathryn A. Smith; "Jean Germain's Debat du Crestien et du Sarrasin: Illumination Between Multi-Confessional Debate and Anti-Conciliarism," David Joseph Wrisley; "'Ces mots icy verrez juer': Performative Presence and Social Life in the Arras Passion Manuscript," Robert L. A. Clark and Pamela Sheingorn; "Anthoine Vérard's Illuminated Playscript of La vengeance nostre seigneur: Marketing Plays and Creating the King's Image," Laura Weigert. Part 2: Social and Political Community. "Visualizing Morality in the Manuscripts of Marie de France's Isopet," Logan E. Whalen; "Angels on the Right Bank: The Celestial Ladder over Paris in BnF, MS fr. 146," Nancy Freeman Regalado; "Performing Documents and Documenting Performance in the Procès de Robert d'Artois (BnF, MS fr. 18437) and Charles V's Grandes chroniques de France (BnF, MS fr. 2813)," Anne D. Hedeman; "Pictorial Polyphony: Image, Voice, and Social Life in the Roman d'Alexandre (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 264)," Mark Cruse; "The First Presentation Miniature in an English-Language Manuscript," Joyce Coleman; "From Print to Script: The Luxury Metatext of Lambeth Palace Library, MS 265," Dhira B. Mahoney; "To Have and to Hold: Marriage, Politics, and Iconography in the Prayer Book of Margaret Tudor," Elizabeth Morrison; "The Book of Hours as album amicorum: Jane Guildford's Book," Mary Erler.] [* Subject heading: Manuscript production: decoration and illustration; manuscript culture; readers and reading: social context *]

Collins, Kristen, and Matthew Fisher, eds. St. Albans and the Markyate Psalter: Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England. Studies in Iconography: Themes and Variations 2. Kalamazoo, MI: MIP (Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University), [forthcoming (2018?)]. ["These essays were born as papers delivered at Seeing and Reading in Twelfth Century England, a symposium held jointly at the J. Paul Getty Museum and the University of California, Los Angeles in 2014, in conjunction with the exhibition 'Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister.'" Publisher's description: "One of the most compelling and provocative books of twelfth-century England, the Markyate Psalter was probably produced at St. Albans Abbey between 1120 and 1140. Heralded as a high point of English Romanesque illumination, the manuscript contains the Chanson de St. Alexis. Leading scholars of twelfth-century manuscript studies explore the Psalter, understanding it through new methodologies, pursuing innovative lines of inquiry. The collection shines fresh light on a well-known manuscript, and opens important lines of discourse about the book and its readers."] [Contents: Introduction, Kristen Collins and Matthew Fisher; "Saint Anselm's 'grand tour' and the full-page picture cycle in the Markyate psalter," T. A. Heslop; "The patronage and ownership of the Markyate psalter," Nigel Morgan; "Handling the letter," Aden Kumler; "The repainting of Psalm 101 and meaningful change in the Markyate psalter," Kristen Collins and Nancy K. Turner; "Voicing the Psalms in the Markyate psalter: devotional experience and experiments with images and words," Kerry Boeye; "Intercessory prayer and the initials of the Markyate psalter," Rachel Koopmans; "La vie de Saint Alexis and the Alexis Quire in the crusading context," Zrinka Stahuljak; "The Psalmist and the Saint: David, Alexis, and the construction of meaning in a twelfth-century composite manuscript," Kathryn Gerry; "Blindness and insight, seeing and believing: reading two Emmaus sequences from St. Albans," Morgan Powell; "Praying with pictures in the Gough Psalter," Martin Kauffmann; "Madness and innocence: reading the infancy cycle of a Romanesque Vita Christi," Kristen Collins; "The St. Albans psalter monograph of 1960: fifty years later," J. J. G. Alexander.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; The St. Albans Psalter (Hildesheim, Dombibliothek zu Hildesheim, MS. St. Godehard 1 and (additional fragment) Cologne, Schütgen Museum, Inv. No. M694); psalters *]

Dekeyzer, Brigitte, and Jan van der Stock, eds. Manuscripts in Transition: Recycling Manuscripts, Texts, and Images: Proceedings of the International Congress held in Brussels (5-9 November 2002). Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts 15; Low Countries Series 10. Leuven: Peeters, 2005. [Publisher's description: "Manuscripts in Transition. Recycling Manuscripts, Texts and Images gathers together some 40 contributions by art historians specialised in research into book illuminations from the time of Charlemagne to Charles V's Habsburg empire (ca. 800-ca. 1550). The accent is mainly on the art of the illumination in the Gothic, Burgundian and Post-Burgundian periods. This anthology is the product of an international conference held in Brussels in 2002 in connection with the exhibition Medieval Mastery: Book Illumination from Charlemagne to Charles the Bold (800-1475) (Leuven, Stedelijk Museum Vander Kelen-Mertens). The central focus of the conference was the systematic re-use of texts and images in the Middle Ages. The examination of this theme resulted in the present fascinating series of articles."] [Contents: "Texts and images," Samuel IJsseling; "From word to image: the illustration of 'religious' manuscripts throughout the Middle Ages," Brigitte Dekeyzer; "Le souvenir de Constantin autour de l'an mil," Pierre Alain Mariaux; "The roots of Capetian royalty and the Saint-Vaast Bible," Diane Reilly; "Le Taqwim-as-sihha, traité de médecine arabe et sa diffusion en Occident: texte et illustrations," Florence Moly-Mariotti; "'Recyclage' d'images dans un manuscrit des Enarrationes in psalmos de saint Augustin," Priscillia Pelletier-Gazeilles; "A scribe's confession and the making of the Anchin Hrabanus (Douai, Bibliothèque municipale, Ms. 340)," Richard Gameson; "Les illustrations recyclées du psautier anglo-catalan de Paris: du douzième siècle anglais à l'italianisme pictural de Ferrer Bassa," Rosa Alcoy i Pedrós; "Miamonides' Illustration of the Temple in Jerusalem as a Model for later Copies," Esther W. Goldman; "Das Wolfenbütteler Musterbuch in seinem Sächsischen Umfeld," Harald Wolter-von dem Knesebeck; "Seeing the Walls of Troy," Alison Stones; "Zur gotischen Buchmalerei in Köln vor Johannes von Valkenburg," Johanna Chr. Gummlich-Wagner; "Modulations of Moduli in the Tristan Illuminated Manuscripts: Secular 'Tryst' and Biblical 'Temptation' Scenes," Jacqueline Thibault Schaefer; "Devotional Literacy of a Noblewoman in a Book of Hours of ca. 1300 in Cambrai," Adelaide Bennett; "Devil and God, Filth and Purity in Pucelle's Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux (ca. 1325-1328)," Yona Pinson; "Transformation, Interaction and Integration; the Career and Collaboration of a Fourteenth-Century Flemish Illuminator," Lynda Dennison; "Assoziative Kompilation: Psalterminiaturen von Ordensfrauen," Susan Marti; "Antiphonary from Stift Vorau," Hana J. Hlaváčková; "The Material Recycling of the Antiphonary of Vorau," Milada Studničková; "Recyclage et création dans l'iconographie de Guillaume de Machaut (quatorzième-quinzième siècles)," Julia Drobinsky; "Scripta manent. Jacquemart de Hodin, painter from Mons?" Herman Th. Colenbrander; "La vision de l'antiquité de Jacques Coene," Albert Châtelet; ". . . Pour avoir nettoyé et relyé ij grans livres appartenant à Monseigneur . . .: Documentation concerning the Fifteenth-Century Care of Manuscripts in the Burgundian Library," Lieve Watteeuw; "Zum adaptierten Stifterbild in der spätmittelalterlichen Buchmalerei," Andreas Bräm; "Tradition and Innovation in the Cycles of Miniatures Accompanying the Hours of the Virgin in Early Fifteenth-Century English Books of Hours," Michael T. Orr; "The Production of Flemish Books of Hours for the English Market: Standardization and Workshop Practices," Saskia van Bergen; "Iconographic Cycles in Légendes dorées (Fourteenth-Fifteenth Century): Constants and Variables; A Case Study: Arundel (West Sussex), Collection of the Duke of Norfolk," Katharina Smeyers; "Variation in Page Layout in Dutch Books of Hours as Evidence for Localization: Developing a Method for Qualitative and Quantitative Research," Margriet Hülsmann; "Un exemple de réemploi stylistique et pictural emprunté au 'Maître de Wavrin': Le Petit Jehan de Saintré," Frédérique Johan; "Le manuscrit Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Ms. fr. 12601 est-il sorti de l'atelier du Maître de Wavrin?" Jacques Charles Lemaire; "Interpénétration des manuscrits et des incunables: L'exemple de Lyon et du Chantilly, Musée Condé, Ms. 833-834," Anne Dubois; "Quelques manuscrits de Bethléem (Herent)," Pierre Hamblenne; "Anna Peperit Mariam, Elizabeth Johannem, Maria Christum: Images of Childbirth in Late-Medieval Manuscripts," Elizabeth L'Estrange; "The Politicized Page: The Sforza Succession and Humanist Book Decoration in Milan," Mark Evans; "The Importance of Patterns in the Emergence of a New Style of Flemish Manuscript Illumination after 1470," Thomas Kren; "Recycling the Huth Hours: The Master of the David Scenes and the Making of the Brukenthal Breviary; or, The Ghent Associates and the Contribution of Simon Marmion to Ghent-Bruges Manuscript Painting," Anne Margreet W. As-Vijvers; "Beyond Jacquemart Pilavaine, Simon Marmion, and the Master of Antoine Rolin: Book Painting in the Hainaut in the Penultimate Decade of the Fifteenth Century," Gregory T. Clark; "Composing the 'Raising of Lazarus,' ca. 1495," Diane G. Scillia; "Du nouveau sur l'enluminure en Hainaut à la fin du moyen âge: L'antiphonaire de l'Abbaye de Forest (Westmalle, Abbaye des trappistes, Ms. 9)," Anne-Marie Legaré; "The Game of the Month: Playful Calendars in Ghent-Bruges Books of Hours," Annemarieke Willemsen; "Transgressing the Borders: The Fortunes of Flemish Book Illumination in Southern Germany after 1500," Anja Grebe; "Distinguished Among Equals: Repetition and Innovation in Venetian Commissioni," Helena Szépe.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture *]

Diringer, David. The Illuminated Book: Its History and Production. 2nd ed. New York: Praeger, 1967. [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); book illustration *]

Ellis, Peter Berresford, and Roy Ellsworth. The Book of Deer. Library of Celtic Illuminated Manuscripts [1]. London: Constable, 1994. [Cambridge, Cambridge University Library, MS li.6.32. Ninth-century illustrated gospels, originating in the Celtic monastery of Deer in Aberdeen (the book includes a version of the story of the foundation of the monastery, added in the eleventh century). This discussion of the manuscript includes a number of photographic reproductions but is not really a facsimile edition; rather, it is primarily an aid to the study of the techniques of illumination, based upon somewhat "simplified" copies of the illuminations by Ellsworth.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production: decoration and illustration (illumination); Bible *]

Fisher, Carol Garrett, and Kathleen L. Scott, eds. Art into Life: Collected Papers from the Kresge Art Museum Medieval Symposia. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1995. [Contents: "A Survey of Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance Book Production," Richard W. Clement; "Book Production Terms in Nicholas Munshull's Nominale," Jeremy Griffiths; "'Man yhernes rimes for to here': A Biblical History from the Middle Ages," Sarah M. Horrall; "Geography and Illustration and Higden's Polychronicon," A. S. G. Edwards; "Harry the Haywarde and Talbat his Dog: An Illustrated Girdlebook from Worcestershire," John B. Friedman; "'And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest': The Soul's Conveyance to the Afterlife in the Middle Ages," Pamela Sheingorn; "Secular Objects and their Implications in Early Netherlandish Painting," Robert G. Calkins; "Lay Patronage and the Popular Iconography of the Seven Deadly Sins," Joanne S. Norman; "Nuns as Patrons Artists, Readers: Bridgettine Woodcuts in Printed Books Produced for the English Market," Martha W. Driver.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; scribes and scribal practices; early printed books; incunabula; history of printing; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); book illustration *]

Geddes, Jane. The St. Albans Psalter: A Book for Christina of Markyate. London: British Library, 2005. [Publisher's description: "The St Albans Psalter, made in the 1130s, is one of the great monuments of English Romanesque painting and has survived the disasters of religious upheaval and war in pristine condition. The sequence of forty full-page miniatures illustrating the Life of Christ establishes their artist, the so-called Alexis Master, as one of the most influential painters in early twelfth-century England. It includes 215 initials illustrating the psalms in a vigorously literal way. Their inventiveness and charm belie the complex theological and personal messages which they convey. This new book by Dr. Jane Geddes is the first to reproduce so much of the psalter in color, but it also fully integrates the psalter's contents into the historical context of its probable patron, Abbot Geoffrey of St Albans and its recipient, the Anglo-Saxon hermitess Christina of Markyate. Using a record of Christina's life, written by a St Albans monk, the book examines in depth every aspect of the psalter, tying it in closely to the lives of Christina of Markyate and Abbot Geoffrey. Through her close analysis, Geddes provides a profound insight into female literacy, Anglo-Norman relations, the organization of England's premier scriptorium, monk-nun relations and the emerging Anglo-Norman language. This new book demonstrates the significance of the St Albans Psalter, which in social terms is as important as the Bayeux Tapestry, crystallising the artistic, spiritual and emotional integration of Anglo-Saxons and Normans."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; The St. Albans Psalter (Hildesheim, Dombibliothek zu Hildesheim, MS. St. Godehard 1 and (additional fragment) Cologne, Schütgen Museum, Inv. No. M694); psalters *]

Goehring, Margaret. Space, Place and Ornament: The Function of Landscape in Medieval Manuscript Illumination. Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. [Based on the author's Ph.D. dissertation, Case Western Reserve University, 2000.] [Publisher's description: "The present volume analyzes the functions of landscape imagery within medieval Northern European manuscript illumination, and also takes into account the ideological and the economic milieus in which they were produced. This book proposes a new methodological framework for the study of medieval landscape imagery, by analyzing the functions of landscape imagery within Northern European manuscript illumination. Taking a historicist approach, this study explores landscape imagery within a broad range of specific manuscript contexts, taking into account the ideological and the economic milieus in which they were produced."] [* Subject headings: Manuscript production: decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture: Northern Europe; landscapes in art, medieval *]

[Harvard University, Houghton Library.] "Picturing Prayer: Books of Hours in Houghton Library." [Online exhibition.] [<http://hcl.harvard.edu/libraries/houghton/collections/picturingprayer/>. "This website is designed to permit you to open some (by no means all) of the books of hours in the Houghton Library's rich collection of such manuscripts and pore through their pages without travelling to the reading room."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); Books of Hours; use of computer (digital tools) *]

Hellinga, Lotte. "Illustration of the Fifteenth-century: A Bird's Eye View of Changes and Techniques." Bulletin du Bibliophile (1991): 43-61. [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Helmbold, Anita. "Chaucer Appropriated: The Troilus Frontispiece as Lancastrian Propaganda." Studies in the Age of Chaucer 30 (2008): 205-234. [Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 61.] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Geoffrey Chaucer (Troilus and Criseyde) *]

Helmbold, Anita. Understanding the Manuscript Frontispiece to Corpus Christi College Cambridge MS 61: The Political Language of a Lancastrian Portrait. Fwd. Stephen R. Reimer. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2010. [Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 61.] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Geoffrey Chaucer (Troilus and Criseyde) *]

Hilmo, Maidie. Medieval Images, Icons, and Illustrated English Literary Texts, from the Ruthwell Cross to the Ellesmere Chaucer. Aldershot, Hants., and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004. [This is the first study to cover the range of illustrated English Poems from the Anglo-Saxon period to the early 15th century.] [Contents: Reading medieval images -- Visual and verbal manifestations of the dual nature of Christ on the Ruthwell Cross -- The wisdom and power of the creative word: images for meditation and transformation of self and society in late Anglo-Saxon England -- The revival of the vernacular and the illustrated Caligula, Auchinleck and Vernon Manuscripts -- Creating a visual narrative of the spiritual journey to the new Jerusalem in the Pearl manuscript -- Framing Chaucer's Canterbury Tales for the aristocratic readers of the Ellesmere Manuscript [Ellesmere Manuscript of the Canterbury Tales (San Marino, Huntington Library, MS EL 26.C.9)].] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); page layout and design; manuscript culture *]

Hindman, Sandra, and James Henry Marrow, eds. Books of Hours Reconsidered. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 72. London: Harvey Miller, 2013. [Publisher's description: "This collection of essays provides essential studies on the production, use, and evolution of the Books of Hours."] [Contents: "The Prehistory of Books of Hours and the Growth of their Modern-Day Appreciation," Sandra Hindman; "Some Perspectives on the Origins of Books of Hours in France in the Thirteenth-Century," Adelaide Bennett; "Books of Hours and the Art Market from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day," Christopher de Hamel; "The Hours of Catherine of Cleves: The Manuscript that Changed the World," Roger S. Wieck; "English Books of Hours c.1240-c.1480," Nigel Morgan; "Another Perspective: The Book of Hours in Germany," Jeffrey Hamburger; "Italian Books of Hours and Prayer Books in the Fourteenth Century," Francesca Manzari; "Beyond Saints: Variant Litany Readings and the Localization of Late Medieval Manuscript Books of Hours, the Case of the d'Orges Hours," Gregory T. Clark; "Books of Hours from the Northern Netherlands Reconsidered: The Uses of Utrecht and Windesheim and Geert Grote's Role as a Translator," Anne Korteweg; "Picardie-Hainaut: Quelques remarques sur les livres d'heures produits par le Maitre de Rambures et Simon Marmion," Marc Gil; "Manuscript Production in a Carmelite Convent: The case of Cornelia von Wulfskercke," Anne Margreet W. As-Vijvers; "La circulation des modèles iconographiques: l'exemple d'un livre d'Heures parisien (BnF MS N.a.l.3115)," Marie-Françoise Damongeot; "Matteo de Milano; Between Ferrara and Rome--The Hours of Dionora of Urbino (London, British Library, Yates Thompson 7)," Mara Hofmann; "The Use of Stamps in Bruges Book Production," Saskia von Bergen; "Twins in Attribution: A New Fashion or a Means to Better Understanding?: The Case of the Grandes Heures de Rohan," Eberhard König; "Superimposed Cycles of Marginal Illustration in Late Medieval Horae: Function and History," James Marrow; "Decoration Programmes in Books of Hours by the Masters of the Dark Eyes," Klara H. Broekhuijsen; "Devotional Emphasis and Distinctive Variations in the Illustration of the Hours of the Virgin in Italian Books of Hours," Bronwyn Stocks; "A Group of Hybrid Manuscripts Illustrated with Woodcuts from Antwerp," Todor Petev; "L'édition d'Heures du 21 avril 1505, une oeuvre charnière dans la production de Thielman Kerver?" Thierry Claerr; "De la fortune de quatre bois gravés: de Paris 1519 à Rouen c.1593," Ariane Bergeron-Foote; "The Devotional Books of Claude Gouffier: The Morgan Hours (New York, Morgan Library and Museum, M.538)," Elizabeth A. R. Brown; "Post-Mortem Inventories as a Source for the Production of Manuscripts and Printed Books of Hours," Mary Rouse and Richard Rouse.] [* Subject heading: Manuscript production: decoration and illustration; manuscript art; Europe; history of Books of Hours *]

Kauffmann, C. M. "Art and Popular Culture: New Themes in the Holkham Bible Picture Book." In Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture Presented to Peter Lasko. Ed. David Buckton, and T. A. Heslop. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Alan Sutton Publishing, in association with the Trustees of the British Museum, 1994. Pp. 46-69. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Bible; art history; popular culture *]

Kauffman, C. M. Biblical Imagery in Medieval England, 700-1550. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 34. London: Harvey Miller, 2003. [Publisher's description: "This study covers biblical imagery in England from the Lindisfarne Gospels to the Reformation, concentrating on the relationship of the images with the biblical text and the ways in which they served their patrons and viewers."] [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Bible; art history *]

Kennedy, Kathleen E. The Courtly and Commercial Art of the Wycliffite Bible. Medieval Church Studies 35. Turnhout: Brepols, 2014. [Publisher's description: "Nearly half the existing copies of the Wycliffite Bible are illuminated. This book offers the first sustained, critical examination of the decoration of Wycliffite Bibles. This study has found that many copies were decorated by the most prominent border and initial artists of their eras. Many more were modeled on these styles. Such highly regarded artists had little to gain from producing volumes that might lead them to trial as heretics and ultimately to the stake. This unprecedented study contributes to recent revisionist criticism and troubles long-standing assumptions about Wycliffism and the Wycliffite Bible. It contends that the manuscript record simply does not support a stark interpretation of the Wycliffite Bible as a marginalized text. Rather, this study reveals a prolific and vibrant textual exchange within the book culture of late medieval England."] [* Subject Heading: Manuscript production: decoration and illustration; Wycliffe Bible; 16th century England; illuminated manuscripts *]

Kerby-Fulton, Kathryn, and Denise L. Despres. Iconography and the Professional Reader: The Politics of Book Production in the Douce "Piers Plowman." Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1999. [Re: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Douce 104.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); reading and readers (patronage); William Langland *]

L'Engle, Susan, and Gerald B. Guest, eds. Tributes to Jonathan J. G. Alexander: The Making and Meaning of Illuminated Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, Art and Architecture. Tributes 1. London: Harvey Miller, 2006. [Contents: Part 1: Artists and Scribes. "A North Italian Drawing of Hercules and Antaeus in a German Incunable: Marco Zoppo(?) and Drawings in Renaissance Books," Lilian Armstrong; "Sites of Confluence: The Master of the Yates Thompson Divine Comedy," Benjamin David; "A List of Books from the Florentine Braccio Martelli," Albinia C. de la Mare and Xavier van Binnebeke; "Outside the Canon: Graphic and Pictorial Digressions by Artists and Scribes," Susan L'Engle; "The Jonathan Gospels (Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana, Cod. Pal. lat. 46)," Lawrence Nees; "The Decorated Letters of Two Cotton Manuscripts," Kathleen L. Scott; "Per l'attività giovanile di Girolamo da Cremona," Federica Toniolo and Gennaro Toscano. Part 2: Methods of Work and Production. "Les copies à répétition: A propos de la circulation et de la dissiménation des modèles," François Avril; "Scribes and Artists of the Ashburnham Pentateuch," Bezalel Narkiss; "The Grey Gospels: A Frankish Curiosity in Cape Town," Margot McIlwain Nishimura; "The English Great Bible of 1539 and the French Connection," Myra Dickman Orth; "Author, Symbol and Word: The Inspired Evangelists in Judith of Flanders's Anglo-Saxon Gospelbooks," Jane Rosenthal and Patrick McGurk; "Norway's French Connection: The Intended Reader and Subsequent Owners of the Christina Psalter," Marina Vidas. Part 3: Marginalia. "Unnatural Spectacles, Aristotelian Precepts and the Construction of Gender around 1300," Madeline H. Caviness; "Break a Leg!" Ruth Mellinkoff; "Frontal Heads in the Borders of Parisian and South Netherlandish Books of Hours, ca. 1415-60," Lilian M. C. Randall; "Bared: The Writing Bear in the British Library Bohun Psalter," Lucy Freeman Sandler. Part 4: Text and Image. "An Illuminated Manuscript of Caesarius of Heisterbach's Dialogus miraculorum," Walter Cahn; "The Iconography of the Judgement of Solomon in the Middle Ages," C. M. Kauffmann; "L'antico nella miniatura padovana del Rinascimento: Un Plutarco alla Stiftsbibliothek di Linköping," Giordana Mariana Canova; "Pictured Sermons in Thirteenth-Century England," Nigel Morgan; "Picturing the Story of Chivalry in Jacques Bretel's Tournoi de Chauvency (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Douce 308)," Nancy Freeman Regalado; "Accident, Play and Invention: Three Infancy Miracles in the Holkham Bible Picture Book," Kathryn A. Smith; "The 'Terrier de l'Évêque' and Some Reflections of Daily Life in the Second Half of the Thirteenth Century," Alison Stones. Part 5: Cultural Context. "John the Smith's Grave," Paul Binski; "The Wound of Christ, the Mouth of Hell: Appropriations and Inversions of Female Anatomy in the Later Middle Ages," Martha Easton; "Under the Influence: Copying the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden," Désirée Koslin; "A Cat Can Look at a King: An Illustrated Episode in the Grandes Chroniques," Mary and Richard Rouse; "Liturgical versus Biblical Citation in Medieval Vernacular Literature," Evelyn Birge Vitz; "Liberale da Verona's North Wind Unraveled," William M. Voelkle. Part 6: Afterlives - Receptions. "The Case of Queen Melisende's Psalter: An Historical Investigation," Janet Backhouse; "Anglia Perdita: English Medieval Architecture and Neo-Romanticism," Paul Crossley; "Locating the Book: The Domnach Airgid Shrine in Medieval Ireland," Karen Eileen Overbey; "Papal Fragments at the Rosenbach," Roger S. Wieck.] [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Lawton, Lesley. "The Illustration of Late Medieval Secular Texts, with Special Reference to Lydgate's Troy Book." In Manuscripts and Readers in Fifteenth-Century England. Ed. Derek Pearsall. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer / Boydell and Brewer, 1983. Pp. 41-69. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Lee, Jennifer. "The Illuminating Critic: The Illustrator of Cotton Nero A.x." Studies in Iconography 3 (1977): 17-46. [On the illustrations in the Pearl manuscript as a "reading" of the poems by an medieval reader.] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); literary transmission; "Pearl"; "Gawain and the Green Knight"; London, British Library, MS Cotton Nero A.x. art. 3 *]

Lowden, John. Under the Influence: The Concept of Influence and the Study of Illuminated Manuscripts. Turnhout: Brepols, 2007. [Contents: "An early outbreak of 'influenza'?: aspects of influence, medieval and modern," Michelle P. Brown; "Insular art: influence and inference," George Henderson; "Godescalc's career and the problems of 'influence,'" Lawrence Nees; "The Vatican Vergil and the Jerome page in the First Bible of Charles the Bald," David Ganz; "The anxiety of influence in Early Medieval art: the Codex aureus of Charles the Bald in Ottonian Regensburg," William J. Diebold; "Cultural confrontations," Patricia Stirnemann and Anne Ritz-Guilbert; "The influence of the Theophilus legend: an overlooked miniature in Alfonso X's Cantigas de Santa Maria and its wider context," Deirdre Jackson; "Influence and power: Arabic iconography in Alfonso X's Book of chess," Kirstin Kennedy; "The Lincoln College Typtikon: influences of church and family in an illuminated foundation document for a Palaiologan convent in Constantinople," Cecily Hennessy; "Crossing boundaries: Byzantine and Western influences in a fourteenth-century illustrated commentary on Job," Justine Andrews; "'Sober as a judge': Ambrogio Lorenzetti's Allegory of justice in the good commune 'under the influence' of the Digest and other Bolognese illuminated law manuscripts," Robert Gibbs; "Between Flanders and Normandy: collaboration among miniaturists or a case of influence?" Scot McKendrick; "Fit for a king?: the Alfonso of Aragon Hours and baronial patronage in late fifteenth-century Naples," Rowan Watson; "The interplay between prints and illuminated manuscripts in Brigittine convents of the Low Countries during the sixteenth century," Ursula Weekes; "Under the influence of the Bibles moralisées," John Lowdon.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); influence (artistic) *]

Luxford, J., and M. A. Michael, eds. Tributes to Nigel M. Morgan: Contexts of Medieval Art, Images, Objects and Ideas. Tributes 5. London: Harvey Miller, 2009. [Contents: "An English Twelfth-Century Manuscript of Hugh of St. Victor and Examples of Italian Fitfteenth-Century Illumination in the Lilly Library, Bloomington, Indiana," J. J. G. Alexander; "Creating a Medieval Interior in Melbourne: The Stained Glass Windows of St. Patrick's Cathedral," J. Barclay-Lloyd; "A French Cleric's Handbook of Devotions of the Early Thirteenth Century," A. Bennett; "The Ante-Reliquary Chapel Paintings in Norwich Cathedral: The Holy Blood, St. Richard and All Saints," P. Binski; "An English Medieval Jug," M. Campbell; "A Unique Monument: The Brass of Philippe de Mézières," L. Dennison; "The Four Latin Doctors in Late Medieval England," E. Duffy; "Dreams of Salvation: Vitale da Bologna's Mezzaratta Nativity and its Progeny," R. Gibbs; "The Idiosyncrasies of a Thirteenth-Century Illustrator: The Old Testament Cycle in St. John's College Cambridge, Ms. K.26 Revisited," G. Henderson; "Attending at Calvary: an Early Fifteenth-Century English Panel Painting," T. A. Heslop; "The Alheide Psalter: A Thuringian Manuscript Recording Three Hundred Years of Private Devotion," M. Kauffmann; "John de Warenne, Emund Gonville and the Thetford Dominican Altar Paintings," D. King; "The Meaning of Fables in the Bayeux Tapestry," P. Klein; "'Apocalypses' in Text and Image: From Translation to Transformation in Fourteenth-Century Vernacular Apocalypses," S. Lewis; "The Monumental Epitaph of Edmund Crouchback," J. Luxford; "Illuminating a Liturgical Text for Lay Use: The Late Medieval Breviary," M. Manion; "The Dean and the Transsexual; or, Why Did John Colet Desire Burial Before the Image of St. Uncumber?" R. Marks; "Transnationality: The Wilton Dyptich as Text," M. Michael; "The Glastonbury Collectar," R. Pfaff; "The Last Knight's Search for his Schoolbooks: Emperor Maximilian I and Early Book Conservation Strategies," K.-G. Pfändtner; "Norwegian Frontals and Early Medieval Oil Painting," U. Plahter; "The Frenze Palimpsest," N. Rogers; "Mary de Bohun's Libellus of Devotional Readings on the Virgin Mary, St. Mary Magdalene and St. Margaret," L. Sandler; "Clerks, Forfeiture and Books," J. Stratford; "The Bury Bible: Further Thoughts," R. Thomson; "St. Francis and the Psalter of Alphonso: BL Addition 24686," P. Tudor-Craig.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Parker Library, MS 2 (Bury Bible); Abbey of Bury St Edmunds; London, British Library, Addit. MS 24686 *]

The Macclesfield Psalter: A Window into the World of Late Medieval England. Text Stella Panayotova; photographs Andrew Morris. Cambridge: Fitzwilliam Museum, 2005. [The Macclesfield Psalter was unknown to scholars until quite recently, when the library of Shirburn Castle (the Earls of Macclesfield) was put up for auction in 2004; the manuscript was purchased by the J. Paul Getty Museum, but it was ruled that the manuscript ought not to be exported, so funds were raised for the Fitzwilliam Museum to purchase it, and it is now their MS 1-2005. This volume, released shortly after the purchase of the manuscript, offers a brief introduction to the manuscript and its extensive illuminations. ] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illuminations); manuscript culture; Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, MS 1-2005 (olim Earls of Macclesfield, Shirburn Castle) *]

Marks, Richard, and Nigel Morgan. The Golden Age of English Manuscript Painting, 1200-1500. New York: George Braziller, 1981. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Marrow, James H. Pictorial Invention in the Netherlandish Manuscript Illumination of the Late Middle Ages: The Play of Illusion and Meaning. Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts 16; Low Countries Series 11. Leuven: Peeters, 2005. [Publisher's description: "In this book, James H. Marrow discusses prominent features of many of the most exuberant illuminated manuscripts created by leading Flemish illuminators of the 15th and the 16th centuries, considering both the playful ways in which the makers of these books reconfigured their design and the ways they exploited these innovations to define and convey the meaning of their contents more effectively. Marrow considers how the designers of these manuscripts broke down the barriers between the different components of the book; how the shapes of some manuscripts became a kind of image; how script sometimes became decoration or one of several illusionistically treated elements or fields on the page; and how decoration and illustration were intermixed in diverse, witty, and provocative fashions. In this final stage in the evolution of the medieval book, leading Flemish illuminators fundamentally changed the structural dynamics of the page, enlarging its fields of visual and pictorial interest and exploiting novel juxtapositions of subject matter and scale, of viewpoint and different kinds of illusionism, to guide viewers beyond the here-and-now, to evoke multiple and alternative levels of truth, and to effect profound transformations of understanding. This is an incisive study of the course of these developments in the Low Countries and of some of the important ways in which they engaged issues central to the function of the visual arts."] [Contents: Illusionism and book design in Netherlandish manuscript illumination -- Pictorial meaning in illusionistic manuscript illumination -- Illusionism and the world of the beholder: The speculum consciencie.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; Netherlands *]

McKendrick, Scot. Flemish Illuminated Manuscripts, 1400-1550. [Exhibition catalogue.] London: British Library, 2003. [Publisher's description: "The remarkable and distinctive art of early Netherlandish painters such as Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der Weyden is well known to visitors of art galleries and museums. Yet illuminated manuscripts, rarely seen except by scholars and curators, offer some of the best evidence for our understanding of early Netherlandish painting through a remarkable period of 150 years. Unlike paintings, which have been varnished, cleaned, repainted and exposed to light, the illuminations kept secure within the bindings of a book retain their original colour and clarity of definition."] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; manuscripts (catalogues: exhibition) *]

McKendrick, Scot, John Lowden, and Kathleen Doyle. Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination. London: British Library, 2012. ["Published on the occasion of the exhibition at The British Library: 'Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination' 11 November 2011 - 13 March 2012." Publisher's Description: "Illuminated manuscripts collected by the kings and queens of England from the 9th to the 16th century form the heart of a unique and visually stunning collection held by the British Library. A key figure in the formation of the collection is King Edward IV (1461-1483), who commissioned luxury manuscripts decorated with his arms. Subsequent monarchs added to this library, which was given to the nation by George II in 1757. Over 150 examples from this exceptional collection are presented in this catalogue, which accompanies a major British Library exhibition of the same name. These manuscripts contain paintings produced by some of the finest artists of the Middle Ages and together provide the most vivid surviving source for understanding royal identity, moral and religious beliefs, learning, faith and international politics."] [Contents: Essays: "The royal manuscript as idea and object," John Lowden; "A European heritage: books of continental origin collected by the English royal family from Edward III to Henry VIII," Scot McKendrick; "The Old Royal Library: 'A greate many noble manuscripts yet remaining,'" Kathleen Doyle. The catalogue: "The Christian monarch"; "Edward IV: founder of the Old Royal Library"; "How to be a king: works of instruction and advice"; "The world's knowledge"; "Royal identity"; "England and the continent: affinity and appropriation."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; manuscripts (catalogues: exhibition); London, British Library, Royal collection; British Library exhibitions; ownership of books; collectors and collections *]

McKitterick, David, ed. The Trinity Apocalypse. [Book and CD-ROM.] British Library Studies in Medieval Culture. London: British Library; Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. [Publisher's description: "The essays in this collection concern the creation of The Trinity Apocalyps and its subsequent history, including the circumstances surrounding its coming to its current home at Trinity College, Cambridge, in the seventeenth century." "The Trinity Apocalypse has long been considered the finest manuscript of its kind. Containing the text of the Book of Revelation, accompanied by a commentary and a remarkable series of illustrations that depict the dream of John in vivid detail, it was written and illustrated in England in the mid-thirteenth century (with a text in French), and stands at the height of artistic achievement. Amidst the figures in the dream, there are people and animals familiar in contemporary life, depicted with a colour and vitality whose appeal speaks over the centuries. The essays in this collection concern the creation of The Trinity Apocalypse and its subsequent history."] [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Bible; Book of Revelation; Apocalypse manuscripts; images of the Apocalypse (apocalyptic); Cambridge, Trinity College, MS R.16.2 *]

Michael, M. A. "English Illuminators c.1190-1450: A Survey from Documentary Sources." English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700 4 (1993): 62-113. [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Ohlgren, Thomas H., ed. Insular and Anglo-Saxon Illuminated Manuscripts: An Iconographic Catalogue, c. A.D. 625 to 1100. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities 631. New York and London: Garland Publishers, 1986. [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Old English manuscripts; Anglo-Saxon period *]

Pächt, Otto. Book Illumination in the Middle Ages: An Introduction. Trans. Kay Davenport. Pref. J. J. G. Alexander. London: Harvey Miller; Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. [Originally published in German as Buchmalerei des Mittelalters: Eine Einführung, ed. Dagmar Thoss and Ulrike Jenni (Munich: Prestel-Verlag, 1984). The text "is based on a series of lectures, 'Introduction to Medieval Illumination,' delivered by Otto Pächt at the University of Vienna in the Winter term of 1967/68" ("Preface to the original German Edition," p. 223).] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Panayotova, Stella, ed. The Cambridge Illuminations: The Conference Papers. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 52. London: Harvey Miller, 2007. [26 papers delivered at the Conference held in Cambridge in December 2005 by a distinguished group of art historians and medievalists.] [Contents: Introduction, George Henderson; "The Gospel Book in the Fitzwilliam Museum, MS McClean 21: Some New Aspects of the Artistic Relationship between the Meuse Valley, the Rhineland and Lower-Saxony," Andrea Worm; "Evangelist Portraits and Book Production in Anglo-Saxon England," Catherine Karkov; "Tutorials with Slides for Thomas Becket," Stella Panayotova; "Wreath and Crown in Apocalypse Illustrations," Robert Scheller; "The Exploits of Alexander the Great in Trinity College," Martine Meuwese; "Keeping Up Appearances: CUL Gg.4.6, Roman de la rose," Mary Rouse; "The Illuminator of Marie de St. Pol's Breviary," Richard Rouse; "A Tale of Two Blues," Spike Bucklow; "Manuscripts for Henry VII in Cambridge," Kathleen Scott; "Manuscript Illumination at Worcester in 1055-1075," T. A. Heslop; "Sacred Cross Word Puzzles: Trinity College, Cambridge, MS B.16.3," William Schipper; "Between Carolingian and Romanesque in France: Cambridge Fitzwilliam Museum, MS McClean 19 and its Relatives," Lawrence Nees; "Cristoforo Majorana e la miniature all'antica: a proposito di qualche codice conservato a Cambridge," Gennaro Toscano; "English Fourteenth-Century Pastoral Manuscripts," Jessica Berenbeim; "Te matrem laudamus: The Many Roles of Mary in Liège Psalter Hours in Cambridge," Judith Oliver; "Venetian Incunables in Cambridge Collections: Modes of Hand-Illumination," Lilian Armstrong; "New Elements on the Oettingen Library: Fitzwilliam MS 22," Anne-Marie Legaré; "Seeing in the Macclesfield Psalter and the Trinity Bede," Michael Michael; "Blending Private and Liturgical Prayer: MS 3-1954 at the Fitzwilliam Museum and Valois Patronage," Margaret Manion; "From Eleanor of Castile to John Scott the Younger: Evidence for Illumination in Cambridge," Nicholas Rogers; "The Provenance of the So-called Hours of Isabella of Aragon," Patrick Zutshi; "The Primer of Claude de France and the Education of the Renaissance Child," Roger Wieck; "The Macclesfield Psalter," Lucy Sandler; "W. de Brailes and the Illustration of the Psalter in Thirteenth-Century England," William Noel; "Cambridge University Library MS Gg.1.1: Fancy Horse or Pack-mule?" Peter Jones; "Angers Illumination in Cambridge (FM MSS 62, 39-1950)," Eberhard König,; "Some Secular Manuscripts in Cambridge Collections," Alison Stones.] [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Cambridge, University and college libraries; Fitzwilliam Museum *]

Patton, P. A., and J. K. Golden, eds. Tributes to Adelaide Bennett Hagens: Manuscripts, Iconography, and the Late Medieval Viewer. Tributes 9. London: Harvey Miller / Brepols, 2017. [Publisher's description: "Honoring the fifty-year career of Adelaide Bennett Hagens at the Index of Christian Art, Manuscripts, Iconography, and the Late Medieval Viewer gathers essays by leading specialists in the field of Gothic manuscripts and related art forms. Centered on the reciprocity between medieval pictures and their viewers, the collection sheds new light on what the seminal art historian Michael Camille memorably described as the 'image explosion' of the later Middle Ages."] [Contents: "Adelaide Bennett Hagens: Reminiscences and Bibliography," Judith K. Golden; "Under Miss Green's Watch: Three Decades of Art History at the Index of Christian Art," Elizabeth Sears; "Virtuous Bodies: La Somme le roi of Jeanne of Guînes and Eu, 1311," Alexa Sand; "The Fall of the Rebel Angels: Penitence and Devotion in the Très Riches Heures," Gerald Guest; "The Marriage of Castile and England as seen in the Bible of Burgos," Elizabeth Valdez del Álamo; "Sir Oliver Ingham and the Ascetic Imagination," Paul Binski; "Playing to the Audience: the Fastolf Master and the Hours of Sir William Porter," Libby Escobedo; "Christian Calendars and Secular Labors of the Months: A Reassessment," Judith Oliver; "'Margins for Eros,' Revisited," Paula Gerson; "The Holy Face as Icon and Vision in Fourteenth-Century England," Nigel Morgan; "The Iconography of Time and Eternity in the Tiberius Psalter," Laura E. Cochrane; "The Story of the Levite (Judges 19:1-29), Paris, and the Morgan Library's Crusader Bible (MS M.638)," William B. Voelkle; "Dante's Iconography of the Annunciation in Paradiso XXXII," Brendan Cassidy; "'Les cerises de la saint Jean,' un curieux motif marginal figuré dan un bréviare parisien à destination royale," François Avril; "Reading While Riding in Miniatures by the Master of Antoine Rolin," Beatrice Radden Keefe; "Before the Parliament of Heaven: Visualizing the Reconciled Virtues of Psalm 84:11," Jessica L. Savage; "A Re-evaluation of the Wall Paintings on the North Nave Piers of St. Albans Abbey: An Exercise," M. A. Michael; "The Howard Psalter in the British Library and the Hours of the Passion in Fourteenth-Century English Manuscripts," Lucy Freeman Sandler; "Who Commissioned the Carmelite Missal, London, British Library MS Additional 29704-5?" Lynda Dennison; "In Pursuit of a Lost Cloister Capital from Saint-Pons-de-Thomières," Leslie B. Tait; "Tobit: a Recently Rediscovered Cutting from the Brussels-Rylands Bible," Alison Stones; "The Hungerford Hours," Christopher de Hamel and Stephen Cooper.] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript production; manuscript culture; Jean Duc de Berry; Burgos, Biblioteca Pública del Estado, MS 846 (Biblia Románica de Burgos); New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.105 (Hours of Sir William Porter); London, British Library, Cotton MS Tiberius C.vi (Tiberius Psalter); New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.638 (Crusader Bible); London, British Library, MS Arundel 83 pt. i (Howard Psalter and Hours); London, British Library, Addit. MSS 29704, 29705 (Carmelite Missal); Brussels-Rylands Bible (a.k.a. "Glazier-Rylands Bible"; portions in nine different repositories, including Manchester, John Rylands Library, MS 16; Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS II.1339; New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MS G.64; London, Victoria and Albert Museum; and Cleveland, Museum of Art); London, British Library, MS Addit. 61887 (Hungerford Hours) *]

Pearsall, Derek. "The Troilus Frontispiece." Yearbook of English Studies 7 (1977): 68-74. [Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 61.] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Geoffrey Chaucer (Troilus and Criseyde) *]

Pyun, Kyunghee, and Anna D. Russakoff, eds. Jean Pucelle: Innovation and Collaboration in Manuscript Painting. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 59. London: Harvey Miller, 2013. [Publisher's description: "Jean Pucelle (fl. ca. 1319-d. 1334) was one of the most prominent artists of the first half of the fourteenth century, an influential illuminator who worked closely with a number of collaborators both known and anonymous. A large number of lavishly-illuminated manuscripts have been attributed to him based on stylistic analysis. Scholarly essays in this book explore issues crucial to the establishment of his distinctinve style: originality, technique, color palette, influence, levels of resemblance, the relationships between artistic media, and patronage. The contributors to this volume analyze the major works associated with Pucelle or the Pucellian style, and interpret pictorial elements in the tradition of artistic collaboration. This is the first collective work devoted entirely to Jean Pucelle and his legacy."] [Contents: Introduction, Roger S. Wieck; "Jean Pucelle and his patrons," Joan A. Holladay; "Jean Pucelle and the Parisian seal-engravers and goldsmiths," Marc Gil; "Perfect penmanship: Pucelle's creativity in the margins of the Hours of Jeanne d'Évreux," Barbara D. Boehm; "Collaborative illumination: Jean Pucelle and the visual program of Gautier de Coinci's Les miracles de Nostre Dame (Paris, BnF, nouv. acq. fr. 24541)," Anna D. Russakoff; "Color, grisaille and pictorial techniques in works by Jean Pucelle," Pascale Charron; "Working with Jean Pucelle and his successors: the case of the Saint Louis Master (Mahiet?)," Mie Kuroiwa; "Collaboration in the Hours of Jeanne de Navarre," Marguerite A. Keane; "The Pucellian School and the rise of naturalism: style as royal signifier?" Domenic Leo; "Pucellian influence in illuminated liturgical manuscripts," Kyunghee Pyun.] [* Subject heading: Manuscript production: decoration and illustration; French; patronage; Pucellian influence *]

Randall, L[ilian] M. C. "Exempla as a Source of Gothic Marginal Illumination." Art Bulletin 39 (1957): 105. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); marginalia; medieval sermons *]

Randall, L[ilian] M. C. Images in the Margins of Gothic Manuscripts. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1966. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript production; marginalia *]

Reichardt, Paul F. "'Several illuminations, coarsely executed': The Illustrations of the Pearl Manuscript." Studies in Iconongraphy 18 (1997): 119-142. [A study of the illustrations in the Pearl manuscript.] [* Subject headings: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript production; literary transmission; "Pearl"; "Gawain and the Green Knight"; London, British Library, MS Cotton Nero A.x. art. 3 *]

Robb, David M. The Art of the Illuminated Manuscript. South Brunswick: A. S. Barnes, 1973. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

"The St Albans Psalter." By Jane Geddes and others, University of Aberdeen. [<http://www.abdn.ac.uk/stalbanspsalter/english/index.shtml> "This web site aims to display the St Albans psalter in such a way that readers may enjoy its beauty and contents. Commentaries on each page explain simply aspects of the iconography and codicology. These, together with the transcriptions and translations, provide a basic understanding of the book. The book is available as a facsimile published by Müller & Schindler (Simbach am Inn) in 2008 and is called The St Albans Psalter (Albani Psalter) by Jochen Bepler, Peter Kidd and Jane Geddes. The essays by Kidd and Geddes are available from this edition."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); manuscript culture; The St. Albans Psalter (Hildesheim, Dombibliothek zu Hildesheim, MS. St. Godehard 1 and (additional fragment) Cologne, Schütgen Museum, Inv. No. M694); psalters *]

Sandler, Lucy Freeman. The Lichtenthal Psalter and the Manuscript Patronage of the Bohun Family. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 38. London: Harvey Miller, 2004. [Publisher's description: "The recent discovery of an unknown fourteenth-century English manuscript in a German Cistercian convent has brought to light an exquisite, richly illustrated psalter, which is analysed and illustrated here for the first time. Although this remarkable find in Lichtenthal Abbey, near Baden-Baden, had been identified as belonging to a group of manuscripts associated with the prominent and royally-connected Bohun family, neither its illustrations nor its relationship to other Bohun manuscripts had until now been fully explored. In tracing the history of the Bohun family and their manuscript patronage, Professor Sandler places the Lichtenthal Psalter as a product of the 1380s in company with three other psalters of similar format, each produced by the closely knit groupt of scibes and artists who worked in the Bohun family residence at Pleshley Castle in Essex. She describes in detail the contents of the manuscript, its text and decoration, and offers evocative descriptions and penetrating interpretations of the meticulously depicted images that illustrate the Calendar, the Psalms, and the Office of the Cross. The author also examines in particular the style and execution of the historiated initials and bas-de-page Old Testament scences that illustrate the psalms in a continuous narrative sequence from the Creation to the Life of Moses. She compares these to the pictorial programs of the related Bohun psalters, and provides further evidence for the identification of the scribes and artists whose skill and inventiveness created one of the most outstanding group of illuminated manuscripts in fourteenth-century England. Every full-page miniature in the Lichtenthal Psalter is here reproduced in colour and in the size of the original. In addition there are enlarged detail reproductions in black-and-white of many of the intricate and tiny figure compositions that illustrate the biblical narrative, as well as comparative illustrations of other related Bohun manuscripts. The latter are listed in full, with relevant literature, in an Appendix."] [Contents: Introduction: The Bohun Family and Their Manuscript Patronage -- The Lichtenthal Psalter Description, Commentary and Illustrations -- Text -- Heraldry -- Decoration -- Calendar -- Psalms and Canticles -- Office of the Cross -- The Artistic and Historical Context -- The Lichtenthal Psalter and the Bohun Manuscripts -- The Later History of the Lichtenthal Psalter -- List of Bohun Manuscripts -- Added and Deleted Calendar Entries.] [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); devotional literature; religion and literature; patrons and patronage; Baden-Baden, Lichtenthal Abbey *]

Sandler, Lucy Freeman. The Psalter of Robert de Lisle in the British Library. 2nd ed. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 28. London: Harvey Miller, 1999. [A revision of the author's thesis, New York University, 1964. Reproduces the manuscript's illustration cycle and Calendar pages, with detailed commentary.] [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); devotional literature; religion and literature; London, British Library, Arundel MS 83 (the De Lisle Psalter) *]

Scheller, Robert W. Exemplum: Model-Book Drawings and the Practice of Artistic Transmission in the Middle Ages (200 B.C.-ca. 1470). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 1996. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Scott, Kathleen L. "Design, Decoration and Illustration." In Book Production and Publishing in Britain 1375-1475. Ed. Jeremy Griffiths and Derek Pearsall. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989. Pp. 31-64. [Of 40,000 surviving manuscripts from the late 14th to the early 16th centuries, at least 1000 were illustrated and another 2000 had elaborately decorated borders. Borders, mainly significant as textual division markers, must have been meant to delight since they were so elaborate: simple coloured bands would have served if they were only meant to be functional. Even decoration was "significant and signifying." The most often illustrated works were medical and scientific works, followed by Latin works, histories, Books of Hours, English and French vernacular works including Chaucer, and so on. Lydgate's and Gower's works figure prominently among illustrated books both having been illustrated ("disconcertingly") more often than Chaucer. Typical features of illustration include heraldic arms, miniature portraits enclosed within decorated capitals, half-page and quarter-page miniatures in bar-frames, as well as full-page illustrations. Decoration included bar-frames, frame corners and frame mid-points emphasized with acanthus blooms, horn flowers, floral roundels, vine stubs, vine sprays and pen squiggles. The most elaborate decoration and illustration was saved for major textual divisions with simpler decoration in other parts of the text [abstract by John Morris].] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Scott, Kathleen L. "Limner-Power: A Book Artist in England, c. 1420." In Prestige, Authority and Power in Late Medieval Manuscripts and Texts. Ed. Felicity Riddy. York Manuscripts Conferences, Proceedings 4. Woodbridge, Suffolk, and Rochester, NY: York Medieval Press / Boydell and Brewer, in association with the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, 2000. Pp. 55-75. [A study of the frontispiece to Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 61 (Chaucer, "Troilus and Criseyde"); a large, full-colour reproduction of the frontispiece is inserted between pages 56 and 57.] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Geoffrey Chaucer (Troilus and Criseyde) *]

Scott-Fleming, Sonia. The Analysis of Pen Flourishing in Thirteenth-Century Manuscripts. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1989. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Shepard, Dorothy M. Introducing the Lambeth Bible: A Study of Texts and Imagery. Turnhout: Brepols, 2007. [Publisher's description: "This study of the two-volume Lambeth Bible, one of the premier Romanesque giant bibles, concerns itself with its textual makeup as well as its magnificent illumination. It reports the results of research on texts and imagery found in over a hundred English and continental Romanesque Bibles. Comparative study of the prefatory materials in these Bibles yielded significant new understandings of their importance and represents a major conclusion of this study. They are important aids in establishing places of origin of biblical manuscripts and in the study of the illumination chosen for them. Exhaustive study of the prologues, chapter lists, and other miscellaneous texts in both volumes of the Lambeth Bible and other English Bibles, has helped to establish that the Lambeth Bible was not made at St. Albans or at Christ Church, Canterbury, two of the sites often suggested for its production. Six beautiful miniatures and thirty-one historiated initials remain in the Lambeth Bible so examination of their iconography is a major aspect of this book. This study includes both a search for visual and textual models for the imagery used in the Lambeth Bible and an investigation of the significance of those subjects in the twelfth century. In a surprising number of cases a relationship existed between the prologue preceding a biblical book and the imagery with which it was illuminated."] [Contents: Part 1: The manuscript. Introduction; The making of the Lambeth Bible; The Lambeth Master and the decoration of the Lambeth Bible; Material missing from the Lambeth Bible; The texts of the Lambeth Bible. Part 2: Survey of the imagery in the Lambeth Bible. The Octateuch and Kings; The major prophets; The minor prophets; Volume two: Maidstone Museum, MS P.5; Conclusion.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); Bible, history of; mid-twelfth century English manuscripts; London, Lambeth Palace Library, MS 3 (Genesis to Job) and Maidstone, Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery, MS P.5 (Psalms to Revelation [incomplete]) *]

Smeyers, Maurits. Flemish Miniatures from the 8th to the Mid-16th Century: The Medieval World on Parchment. Turnhout: Brepols, 1999. [Publisher's description: "This publication offers an overview of the style of the Flemish miniature, from the anonymous and modest early Romanesque illustrations to the luxurious late Gothic miniatures, some of which were exported as far afield as Spain and Russia."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illuminations); Flemish manuscripts; Flanders *]

Smith, Kathryn A., and Carol Herselle Krinsky, eds. Tributes to Lucy Freeman Sandler: Studies in Illuminated Manuscripts. Tributes 2. London: Harvey Miller, 2007. [Publisher's description: "This volume is published in honour of Lucy Freeman Sandler, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of Art History, Emerita at New York University, whose contribution to the study of illuminated manuscripts, and to English Gothic book illumination in particular has been outstanding. The articles offered here are all in deep appreciation for her friendship, her teaching, and her collegiality, and the thematic range and methodological variety of the essays truly reflect the breadth and depth of her intellectual interests."] [Contents: "Lucy Freeman Sandler: An Appreciation," Kathryn A. Smith; "Lucy Freeman Sandler: From a Colleague and Friend," Carol H. Krinsky; "The Publications of Lucy Freeman Sandler"; "An Unprecedented Image of Love and Devotion: The Crucifixion in Judith of Flanders' Gospel Book," Jane E. Rosenthal; "The Pictorial Epitaph of Lambert of Saint-Bertin," Walter Cahn; "Structuring Old Testament History in the Psalter of Louis IX," Gerald B. Guest; "More Medieval Alphabet Soup: Another Unique Catherine Initial From the Mosan Psalter-Hours," William M. Voelkle; "A Note on the North French Manuscripts of Brunetto Latini's Trésor," Alison Stones; "The Bohun Apocalypse," Nigel Morgan; "The Naked Bishop: Baring the Body to Express the Law," Susan L'Engle; "Fortune's Two Crowns: Images of Kingship in Paris, BnF MS fr. 146 Roman de Fauvel," Nancy Freeman Regalado; "Marginally Correct," Madeline H. Caviness; "Scribal Wit in a Manuscript from the Châtelet: Images in the Margins of Boileau's Livre des métiers (Paris, BnF MS fr. 24069)," Elizabeth Sears; "Planning for Style: A Preliminary Reading of the De Lisle Psalter Virgin and Child," M. A. Michael; "Visualizing the Vernacular: Middle English Early Fourteenth Century Bilingual and Trilingual Manuscript Illustrations," Richard K. Emmerson; "Rabbits, Warrens, and Warenne: The Patronage of the Gorleston Psalter," Margot M. Nishimura and David Nishimura; "Sense and Sensibilities in an Early Fourteenth-Century Psalter from East Anglia," Lilian M. C. Randall; "Leaves of a Fourteenth-Century Franco-Flemish Antiphonary Owned by John Ruskin (1819-1900)," Adelaide Bennett; "Imaging the Marvelous and Fostering Marian Devotion: The Miracles de Notre Dame and French Royalty," Margaret M. Manion; "An Illustrated Life of Christ in Verse," C. M. Kauffmann; "Representations of Maternal and Familial Roles in French Translations of the Pseudo-Aristotelian Economics, Book I," Claire Richter Sherman; "The Remains of a Missal: Chetham's Library MS 6713," Kathleen L. Scott; "Trial by Fleur: The Earliest Work by the Master of Walters 219," Roger S. Wieck; "Patronage and Commemoration in the Beaufort Hours," Janet Backhouse (†); "The Foyle Breviary and Hours of John, Duke of Bedford, in the British Library," Jenny Stratford and Catherine Reynolds; "The Production and Program of Fouquet's Boccaccio," Erik Inglis; "Mansueta Asinella: An Unusual Image of a Book Presentation to Marguerite de France, Duchesse de Savoie (1523-74)," Jonathan J. G. Alexander; "Two Erotic Women Warriors: Sexy, Violent, and Lethal," Ruth Mellinkoff.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale; London, British Library; Manchester, Chetham's Library *]

[Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections.] "Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Manuscripts at Stanford: Resources for Research and Pedagogy." [Online exhibition.] [<https://exhibits.stanford.edu/mss>. The Library "houses a variety of Classical, Medieval, and Early Modern manuscript materials for teaching and research purposes. With hundreds of papyri, manuscript leaves and fragments, and bound codices available, the Digital Manuscript Program aims to provide digital access to these materials, and tools for their use, for the Stanford community and beyond. The Stanford Digital Repository currently holds 350 objects from our own collections, and we are constantly adding to that as material is newly purchased or digitized. In addition, we offer online access to nearly 1000 non-Stanford manuscripts. . . ."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); use of computer (digital tools) *]

Taylor, Andrew. "Playing on the Margins: Bakhtin and the Smithfield Decretals." In Bakhtin and Medieval Voices. Ed. Thomas J. Farrell. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1995. Pp. 17-37. [* Subject heading: manuscript production: decoration and illustration (illumination); marginalia; London, British Library, Royal MS 10.E.iv *]

Temple, Elizbieta. Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, 900-1066. A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles 2. London: Harvey Miller, 1976. [* Subject heading: manuscripts (catalogues: thematic [British illumination]); decoration and illustration (illumination); paleography: history of; Old English manuscripts; Anglo-Saxon period *]

Valentine, Lucia N. Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts: A Glossary. London: Faber and Faber, 1965. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); glossaries *]

Varty, Kenneth. "Reynard the Fox and the Smithfield Decretals." Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 26 (1963): 347-354 and Pls. 37-40. [On marginal illuminations in the Smithfield Decretals, many of which seem to form something of a "Reynard the Fox" cycle. Varty also draws parallels with Chaucer's "Nun's Priest's Tale."] [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); marginalia; London, British Library, Royal MS 10.E.iv *]

Watteeuw, L., and J. Van der Stock, eds. The Anjou Bible: A Royal Manuscript Revealed; Naples 1340. Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts 18; Low Countries Series 13. Leuven: Peeters, 2010. [Publisher's description: "The Anjou Bible, now kept in the Theology Faculty's Maurits Sabbe Library of the University of Leuven (Belgium) is a superbly illuminated manuscript created at the Royal Court of Naples in the turbulent fourteenth century. At this time much of Central and Southern Europe was governed by the successful dynasty of Anjou, which continued to expand its territories and encouraged artists and writers like Giotto, Simone Martini, Boccaccio and Petrarch. In 1328, after the death of her father, Joanna of Anjou became the official heir to the prosperous Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. Several years later her grandfather, Robert I, gave Joanna and her young fiancé Andrew of Hungary a precious gift, which became known as the Anjou Bible, a manuscript that is priceless from a historical and art-historical point of view. In addition to Bible texts and splendid miniatures, it contains a wealth of historical information about the house of Anjou and the book's origins. One of the artists responsible for the magnificent painting was Cristophorus Orimina, the leading illuminator in Naples, who signed the work. The Anjou Bible has now been carefully conserved and studied: the research findings are brought together in this book. Essays by some of the most noted experts in the field describe how the arts were promoted at the court of Robert I of Anjou and also shed light on the Bible's genesis and on all the research methods and results. This book is richly illustrated and contains all the illuminated folios of the Anjou Bible."] [Contents: "The Anjou Bible in the Context of Illustrated Bibles," John Lowden; "The Anjou Bible: A Treasure from the Maurits Sabbe Library in Leuven," Frans Gistelinck; "Patronage, Art, and the Anjou Bible in Angevin Naples (1266-1352)," Cathleen A. Fleck; "Paintings and Miniatures in Naples: Cavallini, Giotto and the Portraits of King Robert," Alessandro Tomei and Stefania Paone; "The Politics of Art: Imaging Sovereignty in the Anjou Bible," Michelle M. Duran; "A Kingdom in Stone: Angevin Sculpture in Naples," Nicolas Bock; "Cristophoro Orimina: An Illuminator at the Angevin Court of Naples," Alessandra Perriccioli Saggese; "The Anjou Bible and the Biblia Vulgata Lovaniensis, 1547/1574," Luc Dequeker; "Arras College Library Leuven: The Academic Habitat of the Anjou Bible for Three Centuries," Pierre Delsaerdt; "Illuminating with Pen and Brush: The Techniques of a Fourteenth-Century Neapolitan Illuminator Explored," Lieve Watteeuw and Marina Van Bos; "Quantitative Hyperspectral Study of the Anjou Bible," Roberto Padoan, Marvin E. Klein, Gerrit de Bruin, Bernard J. Aalderink, and Ted A. G. Steemers; "Codicology of the Anjou Bible," Lieve Watteeuw; "Illuminated Folios of the Anjou Bible."] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); Anjou Bible; Leuven, Maurits Sabbe Library *]

Weekes, Ursula. Early Engravers and their Public: The Master of the Berlin Passion and Manuscripts from Convents in the Rhine-Maas Region, ca. 1450-1500. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History 39. London: Harvey Miller, 2004. [Publisher's description: "This is a book about the production and reception of engravings and metalcuts in the Rhine-Maas region during the second half of the fifteenth century. The Master of the Berlin Passion played a pivotal role in the print-making industry of the Lower Rhine during this period. He, together with the engravers working in his ambit, specifically targeted their prints at the growing market for illustrated devotional manuscripts, doing so to an extent unparalleled by engravers elsewhere in Europe. As a result, experimental hybrid books combining manuscript and engraving were a phenomenon that flourished particularly in the Rhine-Maas region during the fifteenth century. The first part of this book deals with the production of engravings and metalcuts for the manuscript market, concentrating specifically on the Master of the Berlin Passion and the engravers and metalcutters in his circle. The motives of these printmakers related to broader cultural and social changes during the latter half of the fifteenth century. These were critical years of transition in methods of book production as printmakers and manuscript-makers across Europe strove to exploit the potential of new print technology combined with traditional craft skills. The second part of the book concentrates on the public for whom these printmakers worked. Prints that were pasted, bound or sewn into contemporary manuscripts, and which still remain in position, provide an unparalleled opportunity to study the audiences of engravings and metalcuts. . . . The predominantly female ownership of Rhine-Maas manuscripts with inserted engravings is a major theme of the book. Most of the manuscripts discussed are vernacular prayerbooks or Books of Hours that belonged either to nuns or to members of the lay female gentry in the Low Countries. In many cases the books can be linked to the pietistic reform movement of the Devotio Moderna suggesting that, as in other areas of Northern Europe, there was a link between the use of prints and movements of monastic reform. This book contributes to our understanding of an important circle of print artists and their public; early uses of printing during the period of transition from manuscript to print; the functions of, and aesthetic attitudes towards, engravings in the fifteenth century and the role of engravings in religious devotion prior to the Reformation, particularly among women."] [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); engraving *]

Weitzmann, K. Ancient Book Illumination. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1959. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination) *]

Wentersdorf, Karl P. "The Symbolic Significance of Figurae scatologicae in Gothic Manuscripts." In Word, Picture, and Spectacle. Ed. Clifford Davidson. Early Drama, Art, and Music (EDAM) Monograph Series 5. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1984. Pp. 1-19 and figs. 1-27. [* Subject heading: manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); marginalia ]

Wieck, Roger S., ed. Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France. [Catalogue of an exhibition at The Morgan Library and Museum, 30 May - 14 September 2014.] New York: Morgan Library and Museum, 2014. [Contents: "Fit for a queen: the art of the Master of Claude de France," Roger S. Wieck; "Tradition and innovation in sixteenth-century Tours: a conservator's view," Francisco Trujillo; "Oeuvre of the Master of Claude de France," Roger S. Wieck.] [* Subject heading: manuscript culture; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); French manuscripts: early modern (sixteenth century) *]

Williams, John. The Illustrated Beatus: A Corpus of the Illustrations of the Commentary on the Apocalypse. 5 vols. London: Harvey Miller, 2000-2003. [Publisher's description: In this series of volumes, "every surviving manuscript [of the Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liebana (ca. 776)] is catalogued in detail, with concise codicological descriptions, critical discussions of date and origin, as well as identification of scribe and illuminator. In addition, every illustration in each manuscript is reproduced, forming a corpus of nearly 2000 illustrations."] [* Subject heading: manuscripts (catalogues); manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); Bible; Book of Revelation; Apocalypse manuscripts; images of the Apocalypse (apocalyptic) *]

Williams, John, ed. Imaging the Early Medieval Bible. Penn State Series in the History of the Book. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000. [Publisher's description: "Critically engaging with Kurt Weitzmann's method of 'picture criticism' and his traditional focus on the origins of illustration methods, the contributors attend to particular cultural contexts to examine a growing and experimental world of biblical imagery. From analyses of Jewish motifs in Christian art, the commissions of the Insular and Carolingian northern Bibles, and the Bible of 960 in León to a reconsideration of Roman manuscript art and the relationship between biblical manuscript illumination and monumental painting, the essays in this volume present a wide range of circumstances and innovations that reframe our understanding of the artists' choices."] [Contents: "The beginnings of biblical illustration," John Lowden; "Bible illustration and the Jewish tradition," Katrin Kogman-Appel; "Biblical manuscripts in Rome 400-700 and the Ashburnham Pentateuch," Dorothy Hoogland Verkerk; "Problems of form and function in early medieval illustrated Bibles from northwest Europe," Lawrence Nees; "The Bible in Spain," John Williams.] [* Subject heading: manuscript production; decoration and illustration (illumination); Bible, history of *]



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