Folia Fugitiva: The Pursuit of the Illuminated Manuscript Leaf
Roger S. Wieck
In this illustrated lecture, Roger S. Wieck, Curator, Department of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, traces the history of collecting individual folios sliced from medieval illuminated manuscripts, a phenomenon that encompasses fifteenth-century piety, the nineteenth-century Gothic Revival, and twenty-first-century eBay. This talk coincides with the exhibition Pages of Gold: Medieval Illuminations from the Morgan.
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