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THE ADVENTURES OF GILLION DE TRAZEGNIES: CHIVALRY AND ROMANCE IN THE MEDIEVAL EAST. Elizabeth Morrison and Zrinka Stahuljak. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2015. Distributed by University of Chicago Press. 168 pp. with 139 ills. (105 col.). 32 x 24 cm. LC 2015-15212 ISBN 9781606064634 In English.
Publisher's description: One of the finest works from the golden era of Flemish manuscript illumination, the Getty's copy of the Romance of Gillion de Trazegnies tells of the adventures of a medieval nobleman. A complete reproduction of the book's illustrations and a partial translation of the text appear along with essays that explore the manuscript's vibrant cultural, historical, and artistic contexts. The innovative illuminations, by the renowned artist Lieven van Lathem, juxtapose the reality of medieval Europe with an idealized vision of the East. This unusual pairing, found in the text and illustrations, is the source of a rich discussion of the fifteenth-century political situation in the West and the Crusades in the East.
Artist(s):Lathem, Lieven van
Indexing: Western, Europe — Belgium — 1400-1600 — Manuscripts and Book Design
Plans: 73,75,68
Worldwide Number: 082298
Hardcover $49.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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