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Master of Death: The Lifeless Art of Pierre Remiet, Illuminator by Michael Camille

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Master of Death: The Lifeless Art of Pierre Remiet, Illuminator by Michael Camille

4to. pp. 286. profusely illustrated. hardcover. dw. New Haven: Yale University Press, [1996].

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ISBN-10: 0300064578 / ISBN-13: 9780300064575

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This work investigates the theoretical and personal understanding of death, and its implicit relationship with birth, as perceived in medieval society. It studies the work of one specific illuminator, reniet, whose pictures embody medieval attitudes towards death.