The Visconti Hours: National Library, Florence (Slipcase Edition)

By: Millard Meiss; Edith W Kirsch

Price: $42.00

Quantity: 1 available

262pp 128 full page colour illustrations. Comentary, notes, bibliography. Previous owner's aquisition info very discreetly inscribed on t.p. Else a fine, attractive copy in a fine slipcase. Faux navy blue leather decorated in gilt. "This extraordinary manuscript, perhaps one of the gayest, most spontaneous and fanciful of Western illuminations, is an exceptionally rich Book of Hours painted by two quite different artists. In the late 1300s --- early 1400s ---stunning extravagance" "Useful reference for book of hours and illumination designs. The Introduction offers an excellent discussion of the manuscript. Full page plates are accompanied by short explanations which answer many questions about the images" ( Goodreads) pgs .......

Title: The Visconti Hours: National Library, Florence (Slipcase Edition)

Author Name: Millard Meiss; Edith W Kirsch

Illustrator: Giovannino dei Grassi; Belbello da Pavia

Categories: Maksla (Art), General (English Language,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Size: Large 8vo.

Seller ID: 003926

Keywords: Book of Hours Medieval Art Italy