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Corporate Author J. Paul Getty Museum.

Title Book of beasts : the bestiary in the medieval world / The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles ; edited by Elizabeth Morrison with the assistance of Larisa Grollemond.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : Published by the J. Paul Getty Museum, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.9432 JPA    Available
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Description xiv, 339 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from May 14 to August 18, 2019."--Colophon.
Summary "This catalogue, accompanying an exhibition of the same name at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, examines the type of illuminated manuscript called the bestiary and explores its lasting legacy"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (315-329) and index.
Contents The medieval bestiary: text and illumination / Elizabeth Morrison -- Animal tales: stories and images from the bestiary -- The textual kaleidoscope of the medieval bestiary / Sarah Kay -- Patrons and artists: tradition and invention in medieval illuminated bestiaries / Xenia Muratova -- Accommodating antlers, making room for hedgehogs, and other problems of page design in the medieval bestiary / Elizabeth Morrison -- The function of Latin bestiaries in medieval miscellanies / Ilya Dines -- Expanding the bestiary's meaning: the case of Bodleian ms. 764 / Susan Crane -- Painted animal images and the Greek physiologus / Georgi Parpulov -- The bestiary in translation / Emma Campbell -- Beasts at court: reading the bestiary in the late thirteenth century / Larisa Grollemond -- The bestiary beyond the book / Meredith Cohen -- King of beasts: feline aquamanilia / Christine Sciacca -- Cosmic creatures: animals in Hebrew illuminated manuscripts / Elizabeth Eisenberg and Melanie Holcomb -- Encyclopedic beasts / Emily Steiner -- Beast lore in the Islamic tradition / Rebecca Hill -- The bestiary on medieval world maps / Debra Higgs Strickland -- Monsters, animals, maps, and sources / Chet Van Duzer -- Epilogue: the legacy of the bestiary: The bestiary in the modern age / Larisa Grollemond -- Appendices: Appendix 1: List of bestiaries in the catalogue -- Appendix 2: List of illustrated Latin bestiaries / Ilya Dines -- Appendix 3: Order of animals in selected bestiaries / Melissa Herman, Larisa Grollemond and Elizabeth Morrison -- Appendix 4: Textual editions and translations.
Subject Bestiaries -- Exhibitions.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions.
Animals in art -- Exhibitions.
Animals, Mythical, in art -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Morrison, Elizabeth, 1968- editor.
Grollemond, Larisa, editor.
Added Title Bestiary in the medieval world
ISBN 9781606065907 hardcover
1606065904 hardcover
Standard No. 40029314881

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