Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Folia Fugitiva

Folia Fugitiva: The Pursuit of the Illuminated Manuscript Leaf

Roger S. Wieck

Friday, June 19, 2009, 7 p.m.

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.

Free admission.

For further information, please visit www.themorgan.org, or call 212-685-0008, ext. 560.

The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue, at 36th Street,

New York, NY 10016-3405