Renaissance illuminators in Paris : artists & artisans 1500-1715 /

"The commercial manuscript book-trade in Paris, that had begun as early as the mid-12th century, was severely disrupted by the arrival of the first printing presses in Paris around 1475. This new invention converted a traditional system of book production that had developed and flourished over...

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Author / Creator: Rouse, Richard H. (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Rouse, Mary A., author.
Format: Book
Imprint: London ; Turnhout [Belgium] : Harvey Miller Publishers, 2019.
Series:Survey of manuscripts illuminated in France.
Table of Contents:
  • The Continuation in the Illuminator's Trade in Renaissance Paris
  • Beyond Definition: Other Survival Strategies in the Illuminator's Trade
  • Contracts and Inventories
  • Apprenticeships
  • The Vanishing Point?
  • Appendixes. University Suppôts, c. 1505-1518 ; Denial of an Illuminator's Guild, 1608 ; A Parisian Illuminator Hired at Chartres, 1546 ; An Apprenticeship Contract, 1541
  • Register of Parisian Illuminators and Artisans of the Manuscript Book 1500-1715.