Bible moralisée of Naples

The pages of the Bible Moralisée of Naples study book dive us into the universe of this superb work completed in 1350 and written in French under Robert the Wise request. The manuscript, preserved nowadays at the French National Library, is considered as a masterpiece of the Italian medieval illumination.

This comment volume, which has 376 pages of the highest quality bound in black fabric with French book jacket, includes the full colour copy of the images from the Bible, where gold prevails. The illustrations are divided in two groups, a first one with 128 Old Testament miniatures and a second one with 76 New Testament full page images, that follow the style of Giotto’s paintings.

But mainly this book includes Yves Christe and Marianne Besseyre’s professional report on each individual composition, highlighting their originality and history. Therefore, this is a very well deserved recognition to this unique work, that leads us through a century of dynastic history between France and Italy.

Bible moralisée of Naples



The pages of the Bible Moralisée of Naples study book dive us into the universe of this superb work completed in 1350 and written in French under Robert the Wise request. The manuscript, preserved nowadays at the French National Library, is considered as a masterpiece of the Italian medieval illumination.

This comment volume, which has 376 pages of the highest quality bound in black fabric with French book jacket, includes the full colour copy of the images from the Bible, where gold prevails. The illustrations are divided in two groups, a first one with 128 Old Testament miniatures and a second one with 76 New Testament full page images, that follow the style of Giotto’s paintings.

But mainly this book includes Yves Christe and Marianne Besseyre’s professional report on each individual composition, highlighting their originality and history. Therefore, this is a very well deserved recognition to this unique work, that leads us through a century of dynastic history between France and Italy.


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The pages of the Bible Moralisée of Naples study book dive us into the universe of this superb work completed in 1350 and written in French under Robert the Wise request. The manuscript, preserved nowadays at the French National Library, is considered as a masterpiece of the Italian medieval illumination.

This comment volume, which has 376 pages of the highest quality bound in black fabric with French book jacket, includes the full colour copy of the images from the Bible, where gold prevails. The illustrations are divided in two groups, a first one with 128 Old Testament miniatures and a second one with 76 New Testament full page images, that follow the style of Giotto’s paintings.

But mainly this book includes Yves Christe and Marianne Besseyre’s professional report on each individual composition, highlighting their originality and history. Therefore, this is a very well deserved recognition to this unique work, that leads us through a century of dynastic history between France and Italy.

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Format: 240 x 330mm
Pages: 376
Illustrations: 359
Languages: English
ISBN: 978-84-96400-54-2
Authors: de Yves Christe (Université de Genève) y Marianne Besseyre (BnF)

Contents:

From the editor to the reader

Introduction
Marianne Besseyre (Curator at the Centre de recherche sur les manuscrits enluminés, BnF)

The Bible moralisée of Naples, a medieval masterpiece of Italian illumination and a historical enigma
Marianne Besseyre

The Bible moralisée of Naples: a hidden treasure finally acclaimed
Yves Christe (Honorary Professor, Université de Genève)

Commentaries on the paintings
Yves Christe
Marianne Besseyre

Conclusion
Marianne Besseyre

Bibliography

ISBN 978-84-96400-54-2

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