The eleven studies reprinted here were published by Professor Kauffmann over a period of twenty years, and reflect his interest in Romanesque and Gothic art in England and Europe. They include a number of studies on panel paintings, and a highly influential article on the art of the Bury Bible. The Bible in British Art is the catalogue to an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, reprinted here in full, and Professor Kauffmann's work in the field of English Romanesque book illumination is represented in two other papers. The author has contributed additional notes, updating these studies, and a preface and index. Contents include: Preface; Manuscript Illumination at Worcester in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries; The Bury Bible; English Romanesque Book Illumination: Changes in the Field 1974-1984; Vidal Mayor: An Illuminated Law Book of the 13th Century; Barnaba da Modena and the Flagellants of Genoa; An Altar-piece of the Apocalypse; The Altarpiece of St. George from Valencia; The Legend of St. Ursula; An Early Sixteenth-Century Genealogy of Anglo-Saxon Kings; Swiss Stained Glass Designs of the Reformation; The Bible in British Art; Additional Notes; Index.
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