Medieval painting
The medieval art of the Western world covers a vast scope of time and place, over 1000 years of art in Europe, and at times the Middle East and North Africa. It includes major art movements and period...
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Cimabue - Pre-Renaissance Art
Cimabue-Giovanni Cenni di Peppi Cimabue (c. 1240--1302), also known as Bencivieni di Pepo or in modern Italian, Benvenuto di Giuseppe, was a Florentine pain...
Pietro Perugino
Pietro di Cristoforo Vanucci llamado El Perugino fue un pintor italiano, originario de Città della Pieve (Perugia) de donde recibe su sobrenombre. Se formó a...
Fra Angelico
The Italian artist Guido di Pietro da Mugello, better known as Fra Angelico, was considered blessed even before he was beatified because of the way he lived ...
Ambrogio Lorenzetti
Ambrogio Lorenzetti (or Ambruogio Laurati; c. 1290 June 9, 1348) was an Italian painter of the Sienese school. He was active between approximately from 1317 ...
Illuminated manuscripts
Images of the production of midieval manuscripts. From the making of Parchment to the illumination process.
Illuminated manuscript
An engrossed or illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations. In the strictest definition...
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Liber feudorum maior
The Liber feudorum maior (or LFM, medieval Latin for "great book of fiefs"), originally called the Liber domini regis ("book of the lord king"), is a late twelfth-century illuminated cartulary of the ...
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Aztec codices
Aztec codices (Nahuatl: Mēxihcatl āmoxtli /meːˈʃiʔkatɬ aːˈmoʃtɬi/) are books written by pre-Columbian and colonial-era Aztecs. These codices provide some of the best primary sources for Aztec cul...
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Fra Angelico
Fra Angelico (born Guido di Pietro; c. 1395 – February 18, 1455) was an Early Italian Renaissance painter described by Vasari in his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects as ...
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Florentine Codex
The Florentine Codex is a 16th-century ethnographic research project in Mesoamerica by Franciscan friar Bernardino de Sahagún. Sahagún originally titled it: La Historia Universal de las Cosas de Nueva...
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Jean Bondol
Jean Bondol, also known as Jean de Bruges or Jan Baudolf, was the author of the illuminations in a translation of the Vulgate which was presented to Charles V of France by his valet Jehan Vaudetar. It...
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Hereford Gospels
The Hereford Gospels (Hereford, Hereford Cathedral Library, MS P. I. 2) is an 8th-century illuminated manuscript gospel-book in insular script (minuscule), with large illuminated initials in the Insul...
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Parc Abbey Bible
The Parc Abbey Bible (London, British Library, Add. MS 14788, 14789, and 14790) is a 12th-century illuminated Bible. It was made in the Leuven region of Belgium at the Abbey of St. Mary of Parc. A c...
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Ottaviano Nelli
Ottaviano Nelli (1375–1444) was an Italian painter of the early Quattrocento.
He was born in Gubbio, and active there and in Perugia (1400), Urbino, Assisi, and Foligno. Among his pupils was his...
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Physiologus
The Physiologus is a didactic text written or compiled in Greek by an unknown author, in Alexandria; its composition has been traditionally dated to the 2nd century AD by readers who saw parallels wit...
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Naddo Ceccarelli
Naddo Ceccarelli was a 14th-century Italian painter of the Sienese School.Paintings by this late Italian Gothic painter can be seen at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland and the Museum of F...
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Nakkaş Osman
Nakkaş Osman (sometimes called Osman the Miniaturist) was the chief miniaturist for the Ottoman Empire during the later half of the sixteenth century. The dates of his birth and death are poorly known...
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Absolon Stumme
Absolon Stumme (died 1499) was a Late Gothic painter from Northern Germany who worked in Hamburg.Absolon Stumme married into the Bornemann family of artists, becoming the second stepfather of Hinrik B...
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Benedetto da Fiesole
Fra Benedetto da Fiesole, also known as Benedetto da Mugello (d.1448) was an Italian artist.
Benedetto was born at the village of Vicchio, in the province of Mugello, was a brother — probably you...