William M. Voelkle

William M. Voelkle

William M. Voelkle is the Pierpont Morgan Library's Curator of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts. 

 

Illuminated Manuscripts

Treasures of the Pierpont Morgan Library

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Spectacular examples of early book illustration from one of the greatest libraries of illuminated manuscripts in the world.

Glorious works of art as well as documents of bygone eras, painted an illuminated manuscripts supply perhaps the greatest and by far the best-preserved evidence of daily life during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This Tiny Folio draws on one of the greatest collections in the world to illustrate the angels, demons, and everyday denizens of the medieval world.

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