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FRAGOLE E VIOLETTE

“Strawberries and pansies”, illuminated initial F from an epistolary manuscript, use of the Priory of Saint-Martin-des-Champs, ms. 0437, f. 001r, second half of the 15th century, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris.     “Fragole e violette”, iniziale F miniata da un epistolario ad uso del Priorato di Saint-Martin-des-Champs, […]

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FLORAL FOLIA

Initial F, illumination from the manuscript “Liber epistolarum ad usum Ecclesiae metropolitanae Parisiensis”, ms. Latin 8895, p. 12, 1753, Département des Manuscrits, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.     Iniziale F, miniatura tratta dal manoscritto “Liber epistolarum ad usum Ecclesiae metropolitanae Parisiensis”, ms. Latin 8895, […]

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BOUQUET FLOREALE

With this floral homage, Folia Magazine wishes all women a happy International Women’s Day!   Illumination from a Book of Hours, ms. 291 réserve, f. 26v, 1501-1525, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Paris.     Con questo omaggio floreale, Folia Magazine augura a tutte le donne una felice […]

FIORDALISI

Illumination from a Book of Hours, use of Cambray, ms. 1185 réserve, f. 64r, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Paris.     Miniatura tratta da un Libro d’Oread uso di Cambray, ms. 1185 réserve, c. 64r, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Parigi.

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FIORE DI LUNA

Decorated initial “C”, illumination from the manuscript “Scriptores historiae Augustae”, ms. Sp Coll Hunterian Ds.2.7., f. N6v, 1475, University of Glasgow Library.     Iniziale decorata “C”, miniatura tratta dal manoscritto “Scriptores historiae Augustae”, ms. Sp Coll Hunterian Ds.2.7., c. N6v, 1475, University […]

ALL FLOWERS IN TIME

Oh, all flowers in time bend towards the sun I know you say that there’s no-one for you But here is one “All Flowers In Time Bend Towards The Sun“, Jeff Buckley ft. Elizabeth Fraser.   Illumination from a Cistercian Gradual, use […]

IN BLOOM

Illumination from the manuscript “Recueil des rois de France”, ms. Français 2848, f. 146v, 16th century, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Paris.     Miniatura tratta dal manoscritto “Recueil des rois de France”, ms. Français 2848, c. 146v, XVI […]

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FLORAL SWIRL

Welcome to a new weekly column: Folia’s Floral Friday! Every week we will bring you some of the most delightful illuminations, initials, marginalia, borders, and details with a floral theme. Spring all year around!   Illumination from a Book of Hours, use of Paris, […]

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