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Historiated and illuminated initial 'E' (c. 1500) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Illuminated manuscript initial (spliced screencaps) fragment, probably produced in Italy in about One of three vellum cuttings taken from choirbooks, sold by Sothebys.

Border in a medieval manuscript with a mermaid and merman. British Library Royal MS 10 E IV Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (t...

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Clare- you never here about mermen,typical, well here they are folks. Border in a medieval manuscript with a mermaid and merman. British Library Royal MS 10 E IV Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (t.

Conejos de la orla de la portada de la obra de Gaston Phoebus, Le Livre de la chasse, Paris ca. 1407. NY, Morgan, MS M. 1044, fol. fol 1v  http://www.themorgan.org/collections/swf/exhibOnline.asp?id=800

She used to hunt, but no more. Le Livre de la chasse, Paris ca. NY, Morgan, MS M. fol Botanically correct illumination of Pinks/Gilly Flowers/Carnations.

To the Night and the Cloud by Percy B. Shelley. Gorgeous Illuminated Manuscript by Jessie Bayes.

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Title: To The Night & The Cloud - Calligraphed and Illuminated by Jessie Bayes Author: Shelley, Percy Byshe

"Book of Hours" from about 1400 AD.

Book of Hours from about 1400 AD ~ Illuminated Manuscript Print ~ Bible Psalm 131 ~ David, God, Letter "M"

Benjamin Harff's insanely amazing illumination of the Silmarillion. This is just one of the pages and it's astounding!

Title page of hand-illuminated & illustrated copy of "The Silmarillion" (author J. Tolkien), by artist Benjamin Harff. This spectacular work for the entire hand-bound book took Harff a year.

Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the coastline between the cities of Koper (Capodistria, Dishtriye) and Muggia (Milje, Mūye) (Italy) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.658, fol.180b | par Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the coastline between the cities of Koper (Capodistria, Dishtriye) and Muggia (Milje, Mūye) (Italy) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.658, fol.180b | par Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

LASSEDIO DELLA CITTÀ DI TIRO - Folia. Mi niatura tratta dal ‘Romanzo di Alessandro’ - MS. Bodl. 264 (1338-1344), Bodleian Library, Oxford.

The Seige of Tyre as illustrated in a medieval illuminated manuscript - Miniature from ‘Romanzo di Alessandro’ - MS.

Illuminated manuscript, Book of Hours in Dutch, Entombment, Walters Manuscript W.188, fol. 81v by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Illuminated manuscript, Book of Hours in Dutch, Entombment, Walters Manuscript fol. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Parallel Exhibitions on Renaissance Courts

Los Angeles and Milan host parallel exhibitions of illuminated manuscripts.

Left: Initial C: The Poet Lucano; Initial B: The Encounter between Caesar and Pompey in Lucanus's Pharsalia, Niccolò da Bologna, for Francesco Gonzaga, 1373. Archivio Storico Civico e Biblioteca Trivulziana Triv. 691, fol. 3 (© Comune di Milano. All rights reserved.); Right: Initial B: Three Angels Holding the Sun in Lucanus's Pharsalia, Raffaele Berti, for Ludovico III Gonzaga, 1456. Archivio Storico Civico e Biblioteca Trivulziana Triv. 692, fol. 1 (© Comune di Milano. All rights…
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