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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Marco Berlinghieri
Marco Berlinghieri was an Italian medieval miniature painter and book illuminator, executed an illuminated Bible, finished in 1250. He was the son of Berlinghiero Berlinghieri and the brother of Baron...
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Codex Assemanius
Codex Assemanius is a rounded Glagolitic Old Church Slavonic canon evangeliary consisting of 158 illuminated parchment folios, dated to early 11th century. Manuscript is of Macedonian provenience of t...
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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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Filippo Tesauro
Filippo Tesauro (1260–1320) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period, active mainly in Naples. He was the pupil of the painter Tommaso di Stefano. In Naples, he painted the Life of St. Nicco...
Psalter
A psalter is a volume containing the Book of Psalms, often with other devotional material bound in as well, such as a liturgical calendar and litany of the Saints. Until the later medieval emergence o...
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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Swiss illustrated chronicles
Several illustrated chronicles were created in the Old Swiss Confederacy in the 15th and 16th centuries. They were luxurious illuminated manuscripts produced for the urban elite of Bern and Lucerne, a...
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Loiset Lyédet
Loyset Liédet (1420- after 1479, or after 1484), was an early Netherlandish miniaturist and illuminator, running a workshop which may have been of some size. Although he was very successful, and patro...
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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...
Physiologus - Wikipedia
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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