The Burke Collection of Italian Miniatures

Edited by Sandra Hindman and Federica Toniolo

The Burke Collection of Italian Miniatures

Edited by Sandra Hindman and Federica Toniolo

Distributed for Paul Holberton Publishing

With an Introduction by Christopher De Hamel
340 pages | 300 color plates | 11 3/4 x 9 1/4
Cloth $100.00 ISBN: 9781912168200 Will Publish January 2021 For sale in North America only
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.
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