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The Luttrell Psalter (Manuscripts in Colour)

Janet Backhouse

The Luttrell Psalter (Manuscripts in Colour)

by Janet Backhouse

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by New Amsterdam Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern),
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval,
  • Illumination Of Books And Manuscripts,
  • History - General History,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • General,
  • Illustration,
  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • England,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8442087M
    ISBN 100941533913
    ISBN 109780941533911
    OCLC/WorldCa21896949

      The Luttrell Psalter is one of the most famous manuscripts from medieval England because of the images that decorate the margins of its pages. Some of these images have been interpreted as the most accurate portrayals of medieval rural life while others seem to Author: Erika Harlitz-Kern.   With over extensively illuminated pages, the Luttrell Psalter depicts the medieval life with lively images. Creative, imaginative and even bizarre miniatures embellish the manuscript with.

    The Luttrell Psalter by Backhouse, Janet and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The medieval era was the heyday of illuminated manuscripts. This episode looks at the Luttrell Psalter, a remarkable devotional book, and Geoffrey .

      Published on Completed over 10 years ago and now remastered, the Luttrell Psalter film brings the famous 14th century illustrations to life and shows a . 21 Jun - Explore deardear13's board "Luttrell Psalter" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Medieval, Medieval manuscript and Illuminated manuscript pins.


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The Luttrell Psalter (Manuscripts in Colour) by Janet Backhouse Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Luttrell Psalter was the work of one scribe and at least five artists, none of whose names are known. For so many people to collaborate, the book must have been made somewhere of substantial size (unlike the village of Irnham), and Lincoln is a possibility.

Brown’s engaging narrative traces the inspiration and creation of the book, identifying its forebears while elucidating its originality. With lavish illustrations that highlight the inventiveness of the manuscript, The World of the Luttrell Psalter is an appealing guide to a remarkable artifact.5/5(1).

Excellent and richly illustrated overview of the psalter. A good companion to Camille's meaty tome "Mirror in Parchment", with similar sensitivities to the medieval penchant for symbolism and topoi.

J Black rated it it was amazing /5. Product details Paperback: 64 pages Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; First Canadian Edition edition (October 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x Cited by: 5.

Condition: New. Paperback. The Luttrell Psalter is one of the best-known English manuscripts. Written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffey Luttrell, it is celebrated for its long series of ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

64 pages. Theme Style Language Country. With over extensively illuminated pages, the Luttrell Psalter depicts the medieval life with lively images. Two men threshing sheaf – Luttrell Psalter c. The manuscript came to public notice inwhen miniatures of Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, his luttrsll and daughter-in-law were reproduced along with a summary of the book.

Luttrell Psalter Facsimile Edition Detailed Depictions of Everyday Life. The Luttrell Psalter is illuminated throughout, although the final eighty folios A Book of Personal Devotion and Eternal Prayer. Psalters were books for personal devotion containing.

A psalter is a devotional book, usually for personal use, but this one is so beautifully decorated it was clearly meant to be seen and admired by others. It was a display of Luttrell’s wealth, illustrated with depictions of idyllic everyday life on his rural estate.

Pages 31 and 32 of The Luttrell Psalter. Audio; f. This is an example of a page containing Gregorian chant in Gothic square musical notation. The Luttrell Psalter is an outstanding medieval manuscript filled with interesting and exotic illustrations.

Commissioned by Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, it was written and illustrated, quite possibly at. The Luttrell Psalter is one one of most important medieval books in the world. A psalter is a book of psalms, often accompanied by other material such as church calendars.

But the Luttrell Psalter is much more than that/5(15). The Luttrell Psalter Context. What is a Psalter. days of the years, etc. •Until the Book of Hours emerged in the 14th c., Psalters were the most common book owned by [wealthy] lay people.

Origins of the Psalter •Start to appear in the 8th c & may be an Luttrell Genealogy. Babewyns •Drawn from the OF word ‘babouin,’ “baboon”File Size: KB. Written and illuminated in the early 14th century, the Luttrell Psalter is one of the best-known English manuscripts.

Backhouse (curator of illuminated manuscripts, The British Library) describes the manuscript's creation and history. With 37 color and 37 b&w illustrations.

No index. Annotation copy Series: Manuscripts in Colour Paperback: 64 pagesFile Size: KB. The Luttrell Psalter The medieval era was the heyday of illuminated manuscripts.

In the 14th and 15th centuries, there was a flowering of religious texts. The Luttrell Psalter is one of the best-known English manuscripts. Written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffey Luttrell, it is celebrated for its long series of attractive marginal illustrations showing scenes of life in medieval England.

The most celebrated sequence of pictures represents the annual cycle of growing crops /5(9). "A psalter is a book of psalms, generally written in Latin. Those produced in the Middle Ages were often great examples of calligraphic art, with remarkable and wide-ranging illustrations.

The Luttrell Psalter, made before the invention of paper, is on vellum: parchment made from stretched sheepskin. Product details Paperback: 96 pages Publisher: British Library Publishing Division; First Edition edition (14 Oct.

) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x cm Customer reviews: out of 5 /5(7). The Luttrell Psalter is one of the best-known English manuscripts.

Written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffey Luttrell, it is celebrated for its long series of attractive marginal illustrations showing scenes of life in medieval England/5.

This psalter was written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell of Irnham in Lincolnshire. It contains a long series of marginal illustrations depicting scenes of rural Read more.

Get this from a library. The Luttrell psalter. [Janet Backhouse] -- Written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell of Irnham in Lincolnshire, it is known for its long series of attractive marginal illustrations showing scenes of rural.

The Luttrell Psalter is an outstanding medieval manuscript filled with interesting and exotic illustrations. Commissioned by Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, it was written and illustrated, quite possibly at his manor at Irnham in Lincolnshire, during the middle years of the fourteenth century.4/5(2).The Luttrell Psalter is a book that was commissioned by Sir Geoffrey Luttrell in the 14th century.

It is best known for its outstanding marginalia, which combines religious events and iconography with scenes of everyday life in medieval times. The style of the miniatures suggests that the manuscript was made between and The Luttrell Psalter represents a masterpiece of English illumination, and the decoration of the codex is remarkable for the exquisitely detailed miniatures of everyday life.

The scenes show an unparalleled sense of humor representing vivid scenes of beasts and humans engaged in a variety of .