Want to know a bit more about Simon Bening, one of the greatest Flemish illuminators of all time? Why not take a few minutes to read about his pictorial technique?
Never cared much for calendars? Simon Bening’s works of art are about to change your mind.
A fan of German book illumination? Don’t miss this Alumina article about Nikolaus Glockendon, one of the foremost artists of his time.
Some of the most remarkable books crafted in the Middle Ages display Flemish, Burgundian, and Biblical art. This post shows how some of the most outstanding examples of those arts were turned into exquisite facsimiles.
Check out this article on the Grimani Breviary, an outstanding work of Flemish tradition, that only a few lucky people got to see!
Enjoy this week’s article regarding a masterpiece of Flemish Renaissance: the Grimani Breviary, illuminated by masters of the like of Alexander Bening and Simon Bening.
The Afterlife has always been a fascinating subject for Men. The exhibition at the Getty Museum explores this recurrent theme with the illustrations of Simon Marmion.
Flemish manuscripts’ painters created some of the most stunning works of art of the Renaissance: with decorations all over, play of the light, and new tridimensional figures they transformed the illustrated page.
The Codex Rotundus is a very peculiar Book of Hours in Latin and French unique for form and size: extremely small but also extremely precious.
A set of silverpoint studies used as models in painters studios, by the Master of Ambrass.