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Jonathan James Graham Alexander
Jonathan James Graham Alexander (born August 1935), known in print as J. J. G. Alexander, is a medievalist and expert on manuscripts, "one of the most profound and wide-ranging of all historians of illuminated manuscripts".
Alexander edited the Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles from 1975 onwards and wrote the first volume of the six volume series, Insular Manuscripts, 6th to the 9th century, just one of the many books and articles he has written on manuscripts. The outcome of the survey he undertook with Elzbieta Temple of the illuminated manuscripts held in the collections of the University of Oxford colleges resulted in the co-authored book Illuminated Manuscripts in the Oxford College Libraries, the University Archives and the Taylor Institution which was published in 1985. This work is said to be the inspiration for the more recent cataloguing of the manuscripts in the University of Cambridge collection with which J.J.G. Alexander was also involved.
In 1987 Alexander worked on the exhibition Age of Chivalry: Art in Plantagenet England, 1200-1400 at the Royal Academy of Arts and co-edited the catalogue with Paul Binski (see below).
He moved to New York in 1988 becoming Professor of Fine Arts at New York University Institute of Fine Arts and was awarded the Sherman Fairchild Professorship of Fine Arts  in 2002. He is now Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts following his retirement from university life in 2011.
(ed. with T. Julian Brown and Joan Gibbs) Collected writings of Francis Wormald. 2 vols, New York: Oxford University Press, 1984-88.
(with Elzbieta Temple) Illuminated Manuscripts in the Oxford College Libraries, the University Archives and the Taylor Institution, Oxford : Clarendon, 1985, ISBN0198173814
(ed. with Paul Binski) Age of Chivalry: Art in Plantagenet England, 1200-1400, London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1987, ISBN0297791826
Medieval Illuminators and their methods of work, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994
(ed.) The Painted Page : Italian Renaissance Book Illumination, 1450-1550, New York: Prestel, 1994, ISBN3791313851
(ed. with James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler) The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts at the New York Public Library, New York: New York Public Library, 2005, ISBN190537500X