The Book of Kells : an illustrated introduction to the manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin /
- The Book of Kells : an illustrated introduction to the manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin /
- Meehan, Bernard.
- New York, N.Y. : 1994.
- MassArt, Wentworth Institute of Technology
- The Book and its background -- Decorative influences and parallels -- The scheme of decoration -- The purpose of the decoration -- Decorative themes: the book and the cross -- Angels -- The evangelists and their symbols -- Eucharistic symbolism -- Christ and his symbols: fish, snake and lion -- The peacock and the dove -- Illustrative features in the minor decoration -- Human figures and activities -- Minor animal decoration -- Scribes and artists -- How long did it take to produce? -- Vellum -- Writing materials and pigments -- Conclusion: 'The secrets of the artistry' -- Appendix I: Historical Background -- Appendix II: Losses, additions and Marginalla.
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- Library holdings:
ND3359.K4 M44 1994
Wentworth Stacks--Upper Level
745.67 .M44 1994