Imagines Sanctae Birgittae
[2 Volume Set]
The Earliest Illuminated Manuscripts & Panel Paintings
Related to the Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden

By Hans Aili & Jan Svanberg
December 2003
The Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities
ISBN: 91-7402-331-4
328 pages, Illustrated, 8 " x 12"
$187.50 Hardcover, 2 Vol. Set Slipcase

OUT OF PRINT


Contents include: The History and Descriptions of the Manuscripts, The Textual Reactions, Reconstruction of Lost Portions, Structural Signature of a Scriptorium, The Artistic Decoration of the Earliest Revelation Manuscripts, The Relationship of the Three Birgittine Manuscripts to Other Works Produced in the Same Atelier, Niccolo di Tommaso's Paintings in the Naples Area and of Birgitta, Later Manuscripts, Conclusions. Volume II contains 100 full color plates.

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