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rosebiar: Insects, Basil Thyme, and Land Snails (detail), Joris Hoefnagel, Georg Bocskay. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Art And Illustration, Botanical Prints, Natural History, Illustrators, Drawings

Insects, Basil Thyme, and Land Snails (detail), Joris Hoefnagel, Georg Bocskay, 1591-96, script 1561-62

Fleur de Lys-shaped Book of Hours. Likely created in Paris circa Contains eleven lobe-shaped miniatures. Only one other manuscript of this format from the same period has been recorded. Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Old Books, Antique Books, Vintage Books, Shape Books, Book Of Hours, Handmade Books

Fleur de Lys-shaped Book of Hours, 18 x 8 cm. Likely created in Paris circa 1553. Contains eleven lobe-shaped miniatures. Sold by Christie's on June 6, 2006 for $28,000. Only one other manuscript of this format from the same period has been recorded (in Leon Gruel's "Manuel historique et bibliographique de L'amateur de reliures," 1905, II, pp.9-11, pl.G), and that particular work was made for Diane de Poitiers and Henry II.

Snail love in the margins of an illuminated medieval manuscript. Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon, Ms detail of f. Book of Hours, use of Chalon. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Book Of Kells, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrations Vintage, Illumination Art, Book Of Hours

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Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon, Ms 6881, detail of f. 72. Book of Hours, use of Chalon. 15th century

From "Les Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne" a book of hours, commissioned by Anne of Brittany, Queen of France and illuminated by Jean Bourdichon between 1503 and Art Floral, Vintage Floral, Illustration Botanique, Antique Illustration, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Botanical Flowers

Horae ad usum Romanum, dites Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne

Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne. Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin Format : 238 ff. - 300 × 190 mm. - Reliure galuchat noir datée de 1684, fermoirs métalliques XVIIe s. au chiffre d'Anne de Bretagne, gardes pap. dominoté, tranches dorées Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b52500984v

Marginal comments by scribes. I think that these show very well how difficult the work of a scribe could be. Original note: Complaints from medieval monks scribbled in Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts via Canavello Mrasek Popova Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Times, Book Art, Le Book, Little Doodles, Charts And Graphs, Scribe

Cheeky Complaints Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Manuscripts

Evidently, spending years laying out a single gold-leafed page wasn't all it's cracked up to be.

The Chansonnier Cordiforme or Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu is a cordiform (heart-shaped) music manuscript, Collection Henri de Rothschild . Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Medieval Music, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Music Manuscript, Old Books, Antique Books

Старинные книги в форме сердца.15-16 век.

Книги в форме сердца. 15-16 век. Master of the View of St Gudula Young Man Holding a Book, ca. 1480 Песенник.15th-century French songbook В форме сердца делались молитвенники (часословы) и песенники, которые были в большой моде в те времена. Здесь несколько таких книг и картинки из французского…

Medieval Manuscript Reproduction: Painting an illuminated letter. Mystery of History Volume Lesson 25 Beautiful Lettering, Beautiful Calligraphy, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Mystery Of History, Art History, History Class, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript

Medieval Manuscript Reproduction, Part 5b: Painting an illuminated letter

As part of the process of making a reproduction of a medieval manuscript, I paint details onto an illuminated letter T.

Medieval tournament. Illuminated manuscript; 14th century.  Libreria Marciana, Venice, Italy Medieval Horse, Medieval Life, Medieval Armor, Middle Ages History, High Middle Ages, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Medical Art, Medieval Manuscript

medieval illuminated manuscripts 14th century

Medieval tournament. Illuminated manuscript; 14th century. Libreria Marciana, Venice, Italy