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John W. Bradley

No. Name. Where Produced. Where Kept. Date. Remarks. 1 Psalter of Queen Ingeburga ...... Musée Condé, Ghantilly 1193-1236 27 large miniatures Transitional to Gothic 2 Psalter of Queen Blanche, mother of Louis IX. ...... Arsenal Lib., Paris, Theol. Lat.

The rebuilding of the city of Byzantium the beginning of Byzantine art—Justinian's fondness for building and splendour—Description of Paul the Silentiary—Sumptuous garments—The Gospel-book of Hormisdas—Characteristics of Byzantine work—Comparative scarcity of examples—Rigidity of Byzantine rules of art—Periods of Byzantine art—Examples—Monotony and lifelessness of the style.

Organisation of the Monastic scriptoria—Professional outsiders: lay artists—The whole sometimes the work of the same practitioner—The Winchester Abbeys of St. Swithun's and Hyde—Their vicissitudes—St. Alban's—Westminster—Royal MS. 2 A. 22—Description of style—The Tenison Psalter—Features of this period—The Arundel Psalter—Hunting and shooting scenes, and games—Characteristic pictures, grotesques, and caricatures—Queen Mary's Psalter—Rapid changes under Richard II.—Royal MS. 1 E. 9—Their cause.

No. Name. Where Produced. Where Kept. Date. Remarks. 1 Minnelieder ...... Nat. Lib., Paris, fds. fr. 7266 c. 1300 Hunting scenes, costumes. 2 Wilhelm von Oranse ...... Pub. Lib., Cassel 1334 Written for Henry Landgrave of Hesse.

Early liturgical books reflect the ecclesiastical art of their time—This feature a continuous characteristic of illumination down to the latest times—Elements of Celtic ornament—Gospels of St. Chad—Durham Gospels—Contrast of Celtic and Byzantine—St. Columba—Book of Kells—Details of its decoration.

Attributed to the Netherlands—Not altogether French—The home of Anne of Bohemia, Richard II.'s queen—Court of Charles IV. at Prag—Bohemian Art—John of Luxembourg, King of Bohemia—The Golden Bull of Charles IV.—Marriage of Richard II.—The transformation of English work owing to this marriage and the arrival of Bohemian artists in England—Influence of Queen Anne on English Art and Literature—Depression caused by her death—Examination of Roy. MS. 1 E. 9, and 2 A. 18—The Grandison Hours—Other MSS.—Introduction of Flemish work by Edward IV.

No. Name. Where Produced. Where Kept. Date. Remarks. 1 De arte venandi cum avibus Palermo Vat. Lib., Rome, palat. 1071 c. 1225 Composed by Emperor Frederick II. (1212-50). Paintings of birds and hunting scenes. 2 Offices, “ordo offic. Senensis” Gubbio Acad.

The Iona Gospels—Contrast with Roman and Byzantine—Details—Treatment of animal forms—Colour schemes—The Gospel-book of St. Columbanus—That of Mael Brith Mac Durnan—The Lindisfarne Gospels—Cumdachs—Other book-shrines.

Barbaric character of Italian illumination in the twelfth century—Ravenna and Pavia the earliest centres of revival—The “Exultet”—La Cava and Monte Cassino—The writers of early Italian MSS.

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