Ollection of so many xamples in one place so it was a good starting point These are beautiful manuscripts from Russian articons The Russian iconigraphers created many of these selections for specific churches and monasteries and therefore were not available to the general populace Ms Popova however has made them available to us. Inated manuscripts produced in Russia fr.
I was looking for inspiration for a children s book I am illustrating I realize that the images in the book are about 1000 years old however the uality of the some of the images was sometimes so spotty it was impossible to get a sense of the design All in all short of traveling to Russia it would have been impossible to find a Examines the artistic style of the illum.
And the world She xplains the illustrations from both an hisorical and artistic viewpoint Although some of the selections have been damaged or roded over the years their importance remains the same Join Ms Popova on a trip thru history and appreciate art that was created a thousand or years ago Very happy with book Many thank. Om the leventh to the sixteenth centuri.