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All About Japanese Art And The Contributions It Has Made To The World

All About Japanese Art And The Contributions It Has Made To The World

Shotei (Takahashi Hiroaki), Plum Blossom in Snow Original Japanese Woodblock Print 1936

[folio 060v] MS. Douce 195 (Le roman de la rose) Robinet Testard  http://romandelarose.org/#browse;Douce195

It's About Time: Sewing indoors - Illuminated Manuscripts - Spinning, Carding, Combing, & Weaving

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.

The Chartres Cathedral Labyrinth, built in the 13th Century, is perhaps the best known surviving medieval labyrinth. It is a tool for contemplation and meditation, the Christian mandala representing spiritual growth and eventual union.

The Labyrinth of the Cathedral of Chartres. Legend says the Cathedral was built over the remains of the Great Grove of the Carnutes, the central place of Celtic pagan worship in Gaul.Walking the Labyrinth here was totally profound.

Lys oust - Species lilii (Le dessin indiquerait une caryophyllée, mais les fleurs sont de couleur orange. Lys oust est peut-être l'abrévation de Lys oustremer) -- Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne, BNF, Ms Latin 9474, 1503-1508, f°117r

Lys oust - Species lilii (Le dessin indiquerait une caryophyllée, mais les fleurs sont de couleur orange. Lys oust est peut-être l'abrévation de Lys oustremer) -- Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne, BNF, Ms Latin 9474, 1503-1508, f°117r

The Whore of Babylon Dresses the Part   Epistolary and Apocalypse of Carles the Bold, in French Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1470. The Morgan Library & Museum, NY NY

The Whore of Babylon Dresses the Part

Epistolary and Apocalypse of Charles the Bold, in French Illuminated by Loyset Liédet and his workshop Belgium, Bruges ca. 1470 356 x 253 mm Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1905 MS fols.

Model Book 1390s Manuscript (Ms. VII. 14), 260 x 185 mm Biblioteca Civica, Bergamo. GRASSI, Giovannino de' Italian miniaturist, Lombard school (b. ca. 1350, Milano, d. 1398, Milano)

260 x 185 mm Biblioteca Civica, Bergamo. GRASSI, Giovannino de' Italian miniaturist, Lombard school (b.

Jealous husband (1490-1500).   	Detail of a miniature of a jealous husband beating his wife until her hair and clothes fly about, while spectators watch from the doorway.   Origin: 	Netherlands, S. (Bruges) Note the ring mouthed pouch and the girdle pouch on the chap in the background.

Detail of a miniature of a jealous husband beating his wife until her hair and clothes fly about, while spectators watch from the doorway. Roman de la Rose Origin Netherlands, S. (Bruges) Date c.

Amiens - BM - ms._0107, detail of f. 001v. Book of Hours, 4th quarter/end of 15th century.

Amiens - BM - detail of f. Book of Hours, quarter/end of century. - The Book of Hours is the most common type of surviving medieval illuminated manuscript, all were unique and varied but usually contained a similar collection of texts, prayers and psalms.

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