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Book of beasts : the bestiary in the medieval world / edited by Elizabeth Morrison with the assistance of Larisa Grollemond.

Publication:
Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 339 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
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Standardized Title:
Book of beasts (J. Paul Getty Museum)
Other Title:
Beasts
Subjects:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions.
Animals in art -- Exhibitions.
Animals, Mythical, in art -- Exhibitions.
Bestiaries -- Exhibitions.
Animals in art.
Animals, Mythical, in art.
Bestiaries.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Themes, motives.
Form/Genre:
Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs.
Summary:
"This catalogue, accompanying an exhibition of the same name at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, examines the type of illuminated manuscript called the bestiary and explores its lasting legacy"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introducing the bestiary
The medieval bestiary: text and illumination / Elizabeth Morrison
Animal tales: stories and images from the bestiary
Exploring the bestiary
The bestiary in form and function
The textual kaleidoscope of the medieval bestiary / Sarah Kay
Patrons and artists: tradition and invention in medieval illuminated bestiaries / Xenia Muratova
Accommodating antlers, making room for hedgehogs, and other problems of page design in the medieval bestiary / Elizabeth Morrison
The function of bestiaries in medieval miscellanies: a case study / Ilya Dines
Expanding the bestiary's meaning: the case of Bodleian ms. 764 / Susan Crane
Painted animal images and the Greek physiologus / Georgi Parpulov
Cat. nos. 1-28
The bestiary reimagined
The bestiary in translation / Emma Campbell
Beasts at court: reading the bestiary in the late thirteenth century / Larisa Grollemond
Cat. nos. 29-34
Beyond the bestiary
Church and court
The bestiary beyond the book / Meredith Cohen
Cat. nos. 35-73
King of beasts: feline aquamanilia / Christine Sciacca
Cat. nos. 74-76
Cosmic creatures: animals in Hebrew illuminated manuscripts / Elizabeth Eisenberg and Melanie Holcomb
Cat. nos. 77-78
Bestiaries and natural history
Encyclopedic beasts / Emily Steiner
Cat. nos. 79-93
Beast lore in the Islamic tradition / Rebecca Hill
Cat. nos. 94-96
The bestiary on medieval world maps / Debra Higgs Strickland
Monsters, animals, maps, and sources / Chet Van Duzer
Cat. nos. 97-98
Epilogue: the legacy of the bestiary
The bestiary in the modern age / Larisa Grollemond
Cat. nos. 99-112
Appendices:
Appendix 1: list of bestiaries in the catalogue
Appendix 2: list of illustrated Latin bestiaries / Ilya Dines
Appendix 3: order of animals in selected bestiaries / Melissa Herman, Larisa Grollemond and Elizabeth Morrison
Appendix 4: textual editions and translations
References
Index.
Notes:
"This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from May 14 to August 18, 2019."
Includes bibliographical references (315-329) and index.
Contributor:
Morrison, Elizabeth, 1968- editor.
Grollemond, Larisa, editor.
J. Paul Getty Museum, host institution, issuing body.
ISBN:
9781606065907
1606065904
OCLC:
1049576705