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The Oberlin College Libraries has facsimiles of illuminated manuscripts for student use; a few examples from the Art Library collection are listed here.
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The Hours of Jeanne d̓Evreux, Queen of France. by
Call Number: Art Library, ND3363.J42 N4 1973
The Hunting Book of Gaston Phebus by
A beautiful example of Parisian book illumination of the early 15th century. The French text, written by the colourful figure Gaston Phebus, Count of Foix, between 1387 and 1389, contains not only technical details about the practice of huntsmanship in the 14th century, but also exact descriptions of the wild animals which were then hunted. Of the 44 known manuscripts with Gaston Phebus's text - most of them dating from the 15th century and a few from the beginning of the 16th century - the present manuscript, dated 1405-10, is one of the best known and most important. All its 87 miniatures are reproduced here in color.
Deutsche Malerei der Gotik by
Call Number: Art Library 759.3ST24D vol.1-11
Publication Date: 1934-61
Census of illuminated books and manuscripts in Germany. A summary English treatment of this text appears in Stange’s German painting, XIV-XVI centuries.
Early Netherlandish painting by
Call Number: Art Library 759.949.3F913AE vol.1-15
Publication Date: 1967-76
15-volume illustrated catalogue of the major Netherlandish artists, arranged by artist. Excellent reference work, and great to flip through.
Les Primitifs flamands: I, II and III
Call Number: Art Library, ND665 .P66 (I); ND665 .P663 (II); ND 665 .P664 (III)
Publication Date: 1951-present
An important corpus of 15th c. & 16th c. Flemish painting. Divided into three series.Entries include: artist, title, physical description, discussion of iconography, history of the piece (including provenance), copies/studies/etc., opinion of the author, an extensive bibliography including archival sources, a list of illustrations, and extensive black and white photos including details.