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French illuminated manuscripts: late fourteenth to early sixteenth century

Introduction Paris
14th c.
Paris
1400-1450
Loire & Paris 1450-1500 Paris
1500-1530
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Further reading (selection)

Millard Meiss, French Painting in the Time of Jean de Berry, 2 vols (London: Phaidon Press, 1967).

Millard Meiss, French Painting in the Time of Jean de Berry: The Boucicaut Master (London: Phaidon Press, 1968).

Millard Meiss, The Limbourgs and their Contemporaries, 2 vols (London: Thames and Hudson, 1974).

Eberhard König, Französische Buchmalerei um 1450: der Jouvenel-Maler, der Maler des Genfer Boccaccio und die Anfänge Jean Fouquets (Berlin: Gebrüder Mann, 1982).

John Plummer, The Last Flowering: French Painting in Manuscripts 1420-1530 (New York and London: Pierpont Morgan Library and Oxford University Press, 1982).

Charles Sterling, La peinture médiévale à Paris 1300-1500, 2 vols (Paris: Bibliothèque des arts, 1987-90).

François Avril and Nicole Reynaud, Les manuscrits à peintures en France 1440-1520 (Paris: Flammarion, 1993).

Albert Châtelet, L’âge d’or du manuscrit à peintures en France au temps de Charles VI et les heures du maréchal Boucicaut (Paris: Faton, 2000) [the author gives an overview which differs considerably from the traditionally accepted view].

Richard H. Rouse and Mary A. Rouse, Manuscripts and their Makers: Commercial Book Producers in Medieval Paris 1200-1500, 2 vols (Turnhout: Harvey Miller, 2000).

Guy-Michel Leproux, La peinture à Paris sous le règne de François Ier, Corpus vitrearum, France, Etudes, 4 (Paris: Presses de l’Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 2001).

Jean Fouquet: peintre et enlumineur du XVe siècle, under the direction of François Avril (Paris: Bibliothèque nationale de France and Hazan, 2003).

Paris 1400: Les arts sous Charles VI (Paris: Editions de la réunion des musées nationaux and Fayard, 2004).


Websites dedicated to French illumination (selection)

Paris 1400

Limbourg brothers

Christine de Pizan

Jean Fouquet

Jean Bourdichon

Enguerrand Quarton






Introduction Paris
14th c.
Paris
1400-1450
Loire & Paris 1450-1500 Paris
1500-1530
Other parts of France Index

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