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Psalter: Initial "D" for Psalm 51

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Description: Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work
Turning now to look at factors which affected the planning of a programme of illumination or decoration, the patron’s wishes and the artist’s training and inclinations must have interrelated. Specific factors which will have affected the end product in varying degrees were the patron’s ability to pay, the kind of message he or she wished the work of art to convey, the artist’s training and ability to paint, the availability of materials, and the accessibility of models to copy. There were also …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.52-71

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