Limner (disambiguation)

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A limner is an illuminator of manuscripts, or more broadly, a graphic artist, especially a portrait painter or an illustrator.

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"The treatises [on oil painting] cannot be placed later than the thirteenth, or beginning of the fourteenth, century. This was the age of Dante, and "the art which in Paris was called illuminating" (limning) is well illustrated by such guides." p. 45

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