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In this exquisite miniature, made c.1415 in the French workshop of the Boucicaut Master, a bearded God crowned with the papal triple tiara, presents Eve to Adam. Paradise is enclosed by a circle of wattle fencing which contains some of the animals , including a unicorn. Angels lean over the fence to watch. But this image is also striking in showing the world outside the enclosing fence as full of creatures. They seem to have wandered out into the agreeable surrounding landscape which is…

God presenting Eve to Adam, manuscript in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Philosophy Consoling Boethius and Fortune Turning the Wheel, no further info.

A miniatures from the Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius, illuminated by the Coëtivy Master (attributed), 'Lady Luck/Dame Fortune' turns a symbolic wheel of fortune, with a king temporarily riding high. (J Paul Getty Museum)

Underdrawing is a preliminary drawing that lies under the final painted or inked image. Prior to the eleventh century, underdrawing was often executed with a hard point, but thereafter a metal point was generally used. #ManuscriptMonday

Underdrawing is a preliminary drawing that lies under the final painted or inked image. Prior to the eleventh century, underdrawing was often executed with a hard point, but thereafter a metal point was generally used.

Book of Hours for Rome Use (Collins Hours) Belgium, possibly Bruges, c. The Master of the Collins Hours, active to Office of the Dead

Latin Missal written in Utrecht, Netherlands, ca. 1500. Walters Museum MS W. 175

Masters of the Dark Eyes Missal, Initial D with the Nativity, Walters Manuscript fol. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscrip.

The Holy Family in a Meadow - The Coëtivy Book of Hours - Bedford Master and Coëtivy Master, c. 1443, Paris, France. Dublin, Chester Beatty Library, W 82, f. 228

The Holy Family in a Meadow - The Coëtivy Book of Hours - Bedford Master and Coëtivy Master, c. Dublin, Chester Beatty Library, W f.

French castle garden, 15th century

French castle garden, century ~~ Does anyone know from whence this beautiful image comes?

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