Art de l’enluminure
Scientific study and presentation of a famous illuminated manuscript.
Do you have a special interest in old books and beautiful manuscripts? Discover the Art de l’enluminure review, a French publication created in 2002.
An enluminure or ornamentation is a painting or drawing done by hand, used to illustrate a text. An art as well as a skill used in manuscripts, this method existed long before the printing press. Thus, Art de l’enluminure will plunge you into a world of luxurious publications. For centuries, manuscripts were illustrated with beautiful handmade art, using rich lettering and margins.
Every issue of Art de l’enluminure brings you the history and illustrations of these precious works. This trimestrial review is richly illustrated, giving you everything you need to know more about this art.