The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies Online Lecture Series presents regularly scheduled lectures related to the study of premodern manuscript books and global manuscript culture.
Nicholas Herman is Lawrence J. Schoenberg Curator at the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on manuscript illumination and its intersection with other media in fifteenth- and early-sixteenth-century Europe. Before arriving at Penn in 2016, he held fellowships at the Université de Montreal, The Courtauld Institute of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He also worked at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York (2007-10). He has contributed to numerous catalog and exhibition projects in Europe and North America, and his articles have appeared in Word and Image, Burlington Magazine, and Manuscripta. His book, Le livre enluminé, entre représentation et illusion was published in 2018.
Featured Image: Jean Bourdichon, Lamentation, from the Hours of Louis XII, 1498. Private Collection, France; Louis XII in Prayer Presented by Saints Michael, Denis, Charlemagne, Louis and David and Bathsheba, from the Hours of Louis XII, 1498. Getty Collection, Ms.79a