Tag Archives: illuminations

Illuminating the Renaissance

Illuminating the Renaissance The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe. Featuring more than 130 works of art, this exhibition focuses on the finest and most ambitiously illuminated books produced in Flanders (parts of present day Belgium and France) between … Continue reading

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Enluminures : base de données

Enluminures : base de données. It’s a free database with more than 80.000 images, as labels and digitalized, reproductions of many illuminations and more than 4000 medieval manuscripts of elements of decoration. This on-line database makes a search through hundreds … Continue reading

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Tramp Lamps

Tramp Lamps are the original one of a kind illuminated lingerie created individually by hand in Nashville. The cool creations of Kelly Butler are kitsch, coloured and cheerful. Check her new collections available and the archived lamps.

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The Medieval Bestiary

The Medieval Bestiary – The goal is to gather information about the Medieval Bestiary and its antecedents, as well as related information on the Medieval view of animals in general, both fabulous and real. Almost all the creatures have an … Continue reading

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The illuminated Middle Ages

Le Moyen âge en lumière / The illuminated Middle Ages – Medieval treasures of French libraries. An impressive online database with hundreds of digitized illuminated texts from French national library collections. It is a collection of breathtaking texts dating from … Continue reading

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Books of Hours

Leaves of Gold Gallery: Books of Hours. The Book of Hours – the main prayer book used in medieval Europe – was divided into eight sections (or “hours”) that were meant to be read at specific times of day. […] … Continue reading

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William Blake Archive

The William Blake Archive is wonderful if you are searching some information about the artist. There is an online version of The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake, his illuminated books, drawings, paintings, engravings and much more information and … Continue reading

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