Why not take a minute to read a brief description of the work of an extraordinary woman and poet? We are talking about Christine de Pizan, author of L’Epistre Othéa and Livre de la Cité des Dames.
Here is a brief description of Pietro Antonio Michiel’s ‘Erbario’ just for you. The work outlines the botanical sciences of the time providing a number of illustrations, possibly made by the skillful hand of the painter Domenico Dalle Greche.
The Da Costa Hours is a testimony of a shining moment and extreme splendour for the miniature Flemish tradition, which reached its climax in the early 16th century.
Christmas is coming, and we would like to celebrate it with the history of the extraordinary Missal of the Nativity.