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“Painted Pages: Illuminated Manuscripts, 13th – 18th Centuries”

December 10, 2017

Painted Pages: Illuminated Manuscripts, 13th – 18th Centuries;is an exhibition of more than 30 framed folios from European, Persian, Armenian, and Hebrew manuscripts.

This exhibition explores the golden age of handmade books, some of which employed elaborate gold leaf decoration and intricate ornament. The exhibition includes examples from medieval European Bibles, prayer books, psalters, books of hours, choir books, missals, breviaries, and lectionaries.  A display of artist’s materials—gold leaf, parchment, vellum, and mineral pigments—is also featured in the exhibit.

Painted Pages: Illuminated Manuscripts, 13th-18th Centuries is organized by the Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania and will be on view from November 4, 2017 – January 28, 2018, Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. (Closed Mondays).

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Funded project of the Maryland Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

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Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Contact: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Phone: (301) 739-5727
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
401 Museum Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21740
United States
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