Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. “Theophilus Presbyter Diversarum Artium Schedula,” in Zur Ge- schichte und Theophili presbyteri et monachi libri III. sea Diversarum artium schedule. His treatise (which is part of a much longer work entitled Diversarum Artium Schedule) describes the manufacture of copper pipes, a wind-chest with seven or .

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Views Read Edit View history. Theophilus, as the author of a “handbook”, has been described as a mere theorist, but this view is currently schedyle the minority.

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Theophilus’ Schedula allows detailed insights into the techniques used in the applied arts in the high Middle Ages. External links [ edit ] Incomplete Latin e-text.

Schedula diversarum artium

White, Lynn Theophilus redivivus. These aroused great interest as they disproved Vasari ‘s myth of Jan van Eyck developing the technique of oil painting in the early 15th century, about which antiquaries had already become suspicious. Schedula Diversarum ArtiumBerlin,and includes translations and explanations of sections of the work.


It also includes an introduction into the building of organs. Schedula diversarum artium “.

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This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat The second deals with the production of stained glass and techniques of glass painting, while the last deals with various techniques of goldsmithing and other metalwork. The work is divided into three books. Art technological sources Benedictines Medieval writers Goldsmiths s births deaths Artist authors.

Pantaleon ‘s church in Cologneand moved to Helmarshausen Abbey in The identity of the two men has been argued among researchers for some time, but Freise’s conclusions have not yet been accepted by all researchers. The First Book, on painting, is not particularly well-informed, but adequately reliable, the Second, on glass, is better, while most of the Third Book is clearly the work of a practising metalworker.

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London,A good English translation: Roger appears to have come from Stavelot Abbey in the Meuse River region, was active as an artist and author between and in St. Invention and Rivalry from Vasari to Balzac”, p. The following references are in German: It has been suggested particularly by Eckhard Freise that Theophilus is the same person as the artisan monk Roger of Helmarshausen.


Theophilus contains perhaps the earliest reference to oil paint. Other suggestions have also been made, and at present there can not be said to be a consensus.

University of Chicago Press, ; reprinted New York: Theophilus Presbyter und das mittelalterliche Kunsthandwerk. Cologne, 2 volumes. Technik des Kunsthandwerks im It has recently been suggested that the apparent contradictory evidence as to dating, practical experience, and location of ‘Theophilus’ is artiym explained if the Schedula is understood to be a compilation.

The first covers the production and use of painting artiun drawing materials painting techniquespaintsand inkespecially for illumination of texts and painting of walls.