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Colour : the art & science of illuminated manuscripts / edited by Stella Panayotova ; with the assistance of Deirdre Jackson & Paola Ricciardi.

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Colour : the art and science of illuminated manuscripts

Color : the art and science of illuminated manuscripts

London : Harvey Miller Publishers, 2016.
Physical Description:
420 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Reference Library
ND2897.C35 C65 2016 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Catalog of an exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum from July 30-December 30, 2016.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-420)
Subject Terms:
Fitzwilliam Museum -- Exhibitions.
Fitzwilliam Museum.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Exhibitions.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Renaissance -- Exhibitions.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Renaissance.
Exhibition catalogs.
Jackson, Deirdre Elizabeth, 1965- editor.
Ricciardi, Paola, 1979- editor.
Panayotova, Stella, editor.
Fitzwilliam Museum, host institution.

  • Colour in illuminated manuscripts / Stella Panayotova
  • The illuminators' palette / Paola Ricciardi and Kristine Rose Beers
  • The trade in colours / Spike Bucklow
  • The image of the illuminator / Richard Gameson
  • Pigment recipes and model books: mechanisms for knowledge transmission and the training of manuscript illuminators / Nancy K. Turner and Doris Oltrogge
  • Alchemy and colour / Spike Bucklow
  • Masters' secrets / Stella Panayotova and Paola Ricciardi
  • From vandalism to reconstruction / Stella Panayotova with contributions by Marie D'Autume ... [and others]
  • Painting with gold and silver / Nigel Morgan
  • Modelling in manuscript painting c. 1050-c.1500 / Nigel Morgan
  • Grisaille in manuscript painting / Nigel Morgan and Elizabeth J. Moodey
  • 'Incarnation' illuminated: painting the flesh in medieval and renaissance manuscripts / Nancy Turner
  • Colour theory, optics and manuscript illumination / Stella Panayotova
  • Colour and meaning / Deirdre Jackson
  • Analytical methods and equipment / Paola Ricciardi.