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Text and image in the Salisbury Breviary (Paris, BN ms lat 17294) : the decorative cycle and its Paris precursors

Pearce, Judith M.

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The main aim of this thesis is to examine the Salisbury Breviary from the point of view of "the picture in service of text and patron". The breviary is defined as a text. and the Salisbury Breviary identified as an exceptionally richly decorated example of the genre, made in Paris during the second quarter of the fifteenth century, but written for the use of Sarum, and intended for the personal use of the Duke of Bedford, then regent in France for the infant king of England, Henry VI. In...[Show more]

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Date published: 1987-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110012

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