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Discover illuminated manuscripts with us! Sexy Codicology finds and shares the best medieval manuscripts available in special collections around the world! Medieval manuscripts are usually kept into difficult-to-access archives in libraries. Thanks to digitization projects Sexy Codicology dives into these archives and shares the best finds on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest. We also...
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Century, Cosimo de Medici of Florence, Italy, traveled widely in his career as a banker, businessman and political puppeteer. Illuminated manuscripts were one of his passions. Generally in Italy, monasteries that produced and decorated the hand-written books were in a state of disrepair. They had no ability to maintain conditions in their dilapidated libraries. Cosimo sought out monastic...
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Codices Illustres offers fine art facsimile editions of illuminated manuscripts, incunabula, rare books & maps to collectors, libraries, museums, universities. Codices Illustres offers high quality facsimile editions of illuminated manuscripts, incunabula and cartography to museums, libraries and...
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Be there or be square! I’ll be there on and off as time permits. From The University of Tennessee’s events calendar: “Grounding the Book: Readers, Writers, and Places in the Pre-Modern World” The 2012 Marco Symposium, co-organized by Thomas E. Burman (history), Maura Lafferty (Classics), and...
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All items are authentic and original as described - we do not sell reproductions. Each item is fully documented and in good antiquarian condition unless otherwise stated. Prices include fine custom matting (where noted) using quality acid-free materials. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American...
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Artist Toni Watts creates traditional and contemporary illuminated manuscripts and silverpoint drawings. She runs manuscript illumination workshops. I send out a newsletter every couple of months with details of workshops, exhibitions and new paintings together with links to recent blog posts. Do sign up if you would like to receive it – I’d love to keep in touch with you!
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We have published an ePub version of The Gospel According to Saint Luke, excerpted from the Pepper Bible and optimised for iPad viewing. Once we have received a link to the online store, we will publish it here. Dallas Man One Of The Few To Reproduce Bible By Hand CBS Dallas / Fort Worth – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of DFW. Pages from the Gospel According to Saint John of my...
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Oldmaster prints storefront, dürer, goltzius, Sadeler, Callot, dutch and german woodcuts engravings and etchings. Looking for great names like Dürer, Aldegrever, Callot, Goltzius, Rubens; work by Bolswert, Saenredam, Matham ? Our stock contains an ever changing and growing inventory of genuine antique art works on paper like etchings, engravings and drawings, each several hundred years old. No...
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Select my Website Index link for a quick overview of what's online at historicpages.com. My sale catalogs are on line for browsing and buying now. They feature original quality historical newspapers for both the novice and seasoned collector. Here you can choose from newspapers printed as far back as the 1600's and 1700's, issues from the Civil War, the Old West, and many more, from the the War...
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Gilding is the application of thin sheets of metal (often genuine gold) as a means of surface decoration. Gilding is commonly seen on decorative items such as picture frames, mirrors, furniture, and fine art such as illuminated manuscripts, sculpture and icons. Architectural uses include interior and exterior applications and signage. There are two primary methods of gilding – water gilding...
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Books of hours are the most common of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts — the family copy was generally the text from which medieval children were first taught to read. But volumes of such exceptional quality as this one from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress are rare. Its most attractive aspect is its superb illumination — forty-two tiny...
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(Deut. 9:10). Prior to printing, the Bible was written by hand, on papyrus or parchment, often taking years to produce a single copy. Despite the cost, Bibles were as artistic as they were exacting, and many stunning illuminated texts survive. With the advent of printing in 1454, the Bible became available to the laity and hastened the Reformation and the Renaissance. To preserve for posterity...
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The Boston Calendar is a place for Bostonians (and non-locals) to find interesting, fun, under-publicized, mostly-free events happening around the city and surrounding areas (e.g. Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline). McMullen Museum of Art Inaugural Exhibition at 2101 Commonwealth Avenue: "Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections". The Cambridge Chamber Singers Present: Hail,...
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A premier source for the finest example of American antiques - both country and formal. David A. Schorsch & Eileen M. Smiles. Ephrata Cloister objects, and fraktur (illuminated manuscripts) by such notable artists as Johannes Bard, Heinrich Engelhard, Johann Otto, Johannes Ernest Spangenberg also known as The Easton Bible Artist, David Cordier, Johann Adam Eyer, Johann Frederich Eyer, Christian...
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