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Re-Inventing Traditions

On the Transmission of Artistic Patterns in Late Medieval Manuscript Illumination


Edited By Joris Corin Heyder and Christine Seidel

The volume comprises 16 papers given at the conference Re-Inventing Traditions held in Berlin in 2012. It negotiates the question of the transmission of artistic patterns in late medieval manuscript illumination. The model as such is often regarded as a mere working tool but recently the conditions of its creation and transformation have been discovered as a field of research. Among the central themes of these essays are textual tradition, workshop methods and the development and changeability of artistic models throughout different media and in various European regions.
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Joris C. Heyder

Re-Inventing Traditions? Preliminary thoughts on the transmission of artistic patterns in late medieval manuscript illumination

I. The Transmission of Pictorial Cycles and Isolated Patterns

Bertrand Cosnet

La transmission de l’iconographie des vertus dans les manuscrits italiens du 14e siècle: la réinvention de la Somme le roi

Sandrine Pagenot

La transmission du cycle enluminé d’un traité didactique profane de 1379 à la fin du XVe siècle : le Livre des deduis de Henri de Ferrières

II. Aspects of Artistic Exchange between Layout, Decoration and Illumination

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