Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Van Damme Hours in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?
You have never cared much for calendars? Well, you are going to change your mind when you see Simon Bening’s works of art.
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?
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.
Stein Quadriptych: Bruges, late 1520s (W. 442 – Walters Art Museum, Baltimore). The Stein Quadriptych features . The individual miniatures, at 6.8 by 5.2 cm (211/16 x 21/16 in.), are organized in four panels of sixteen miniatures and have been so arranged since they were first uncovered in the late nineteenth century. In case you […]
With its tremendous quality and stunning details, the Grimani Breviary is an incredible masterpiece in the history of Flemish art.