Image and Illustration in Jean Fouquetis Grandes Chroniques de France

  title={Image and Illustration in Jean Fouquetis Grandes Chroniques de France},
  author={Erik Inglis},
  journal={French Historical Studies},
  pages={185 - 224}
  • Erik Inglis
  • Published 2003
  • History
  • French Historical Studies
Exploring the links between history and the visual arts, this special issue of French Historical Studies continues a line of inquiry started in the fourteenth century. In History and Its Images, Francis Haskell traced with depth and verve how scholars from Petrarch to Johann Huizinga have mined the visual world of the past as historical evidence.1 Haskell’s scholars include antiquarians and cultural historians. The former used works of art as archaeological records of historic clothes, tools… Expand
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