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“Young girl being courted during a meal”, illumination from the manuscript “Decretum Gratiani”, ms. 0558, f. 323v, ca. 1288-1289, Bibliothèque Municipale, Tours. The illumination portrays a girl being seduced by the guest of a banquet in her father’s house. The scene makes reference to […]
“Charles V’s banquet”, illumination from the manuscript “Grandes Chroniques de France”, ms. Français 2813, f. 473v, ca. 1375-1380, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. This illumination depicts the banquet offered by Charles V of France in honor of Charles IV, emperor of the […]
“Banquet”, illumination from the manuscript “La grant hystoire Cesar”, Royal 17 F II, f. 299r, 1479, British Library, London. The miniature portrays Julius Caesar and Cleopatra during a banquet. The manuscript belonged to King Edward IV of England, who had it made in […]
“Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere”, illumination from the manuscript “Lancelot du Lac”, ms. Royal 20 D IV, f. 1r, ca. 1360-1380, British Library, London. This illumination portrays King Arthur engaged in conversation with his barons, while Lancelot and Guinevere are […]
Miniatura tratta dal manoscritto “Il Libro della Regina”, ms. Harley 4431, c. 140v, 1410-1414 ca., British Library, Londra. Illumination from the manuscript “The Book of the Queen”, ms. Harley 4431, c. 140v, ca. 1410-1414, British Library, London.
Incontro del profeta Elia con la vedova di Sarepta (moderna città di Sarafand, Libano) Elia indossa abiti da monaco, un’aureola circonda il suo capo mentre prega in ginocchio. La vedova, velata di bianco, è intenta a impastare il […]