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The Burke Collection of Italian Manuscript Paintings

With an Introduction by Christopher De Hamel

The outstanding Burke Collection of Italian miniatures, which is housed in the Special Collections and University Archives of the Stanford Libraries, has been growing for more than twenty years. It includes manuscript leaves, cuttings, and codices by many of the greatest Italian artists of the medieval and Renaissance periods. Works in the collection range in date from the twelfth through the sixteenth centuries, comprising more than forty miniatures from thirty-five artists representing thirteen different regions of Italy. They are showcased here through three hundred stunning images, accompanied by an introduction by medieval manuscript expert Christopher de Hamel.


472 pages | 300 color plates | 11 3/4 x 9 1/4

Art: Art--General Studies


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