From now until the 25 January, “Pierre Sala’s Little Book of Love” is on display in the “Lyon Renaissance Arts et Humanisme” exhibition in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon.
Our mascot Athena is the perfect companion for your Halloween festivities. Tomorrow we will get back to “illuminated” subjects but, for today, enjoy our digression!
Discover the story behind the Facsimile Finder logo and how our cute little owl has changed over the last five years.
The Codex Gisle is finally available! To celebrate this amazing facsimile, we’re happy to publish an article by Judith Oliver, author of “Singing with Angels”, a book entirely devoted to the beautiful gradual illuminated by Gisela von Kerssenbrock. Thanks, Judy!
“From Doubt to Astonishment” is how Galileo described the discoveries he made about the Earth and heavens. They proved to be earth-shaking.
There are only three extant Beatus of Liébana manuscripts written and illustrated outside the Iberian Peninsula: the Berlin codex is, among them, the most peculiar. By Peter K. Klein
The Master of the St. Petersburg Liber Precum assumes an important place in Cologne painting between the tradition of Stefan Lochner and that of artists beholden to the traditions of early Netherlandish painting. Text by James H. Marrow.
Just announced by Quaternio Verlag Luzern, the Gradual of Gisela von Kerssenbrock is an amazing facsimile edition of an exceedingly rare manuscript illuminated by this nun from Rulle.
“De Materia Medica” is a new art book that includes the facsimile of the “Dioscorides Neapolitanus” (Ms. ex-Vindobonense Greco 1, National Library in Naples). Published by Aboca Museum, it contains the first complete translation of the Greek text by the noted scholar.
The Book of Hours of Louis de Laval is an extraordinary example of XV Century French illumination: a result of the partnership between Jean Colombe and the workshop of Jean Fouquet.