Dr. Diane Reilly


About Dr. Diane Reilly

Diane J. Reilly studies the art of the Middle Age, especially manuscripts intended to be used by monks and nuns. Her first book, The Art of Reform in Eleventh-Century Flanders, was published by Brill in 2006. Her second book, The Cistercian Reform and the Art of the book in Twelfth-Century France, will be published by Amsterdam University Press in 2018. In between she has published articles and edited volumes (with musicologist and historian collaborators) on eleventh- and twelfth-century art, sound, and history. She is associate professor and chair of the Department of Art History, Indiana University.








The Vienna Genesis
Silver ink on purple parchment—what luxury! This is the oldest surviving illustrated biblical text.

The Vienna Genesis