Workshop

The place where an artist or community of artists worked, or a group of artists working together to design, execute and produce books.

The term workshop may describe the place where a book was created, or it may describe a particular style or method of book production executed by a group of artists or craftsmen working together under the direction of a master.

  • French:
    atelier; Officine
  • Italian:
    Atelier; Laboratorio; Officina
  • Portuguese:
    oficina; workshop
  • Spanish:
    Taller

Michelle Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).