Hall Center For The Humanities


Anthony Silvestri
Ph.D, Independent Scholar

"Workshop on Medieval Illumination"
Past Seminars : Before 1500 Seminar

Tue., Dec. 5, 2006, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Johnson Room, Spencer Research Library
Dr Silvestri is an independent scholar working on medieval history, and the art of illuminators and scribes. He will conduct a workshop, on the practice of medieval illumination using his own work, and demonstrate the methods and techniques used in the preparation of manuscripts, pigments, gesso, gilding, binders and glues. His
presentation should be of interest to colleagues working with or on manuscripts, and to those engaged in related fields in art history and fine arts. Organized in conjunction with Richard Clement's seminar on the History of the Book.
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