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Le livre de la chasse fait et compilé par Gaston, qui jadiz fu conte de Fois, seigneur de Bearn Cote : Ms 3717 Date : Milieu du XVe siècle Langue : français Medieval Books, Medieval Life, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrations, Illustration Art, Medieval Paintings
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Anatomy of a horse from a century AD Egyptian document at the University Library, Istanbul. via century egyptian anatomy of horse. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Renaissance, Medical Illustration, Illustration Art, Vanitas, Illustrations, 15th Century
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Anatomy of a horse From a 15th century AD Egyptian document at the University Library, Istanbul. Found here.

Two grotesques from the margins of the Vaux Psalter, Lambeth Palace Library MS 233 Medieval Books, Medieval Life, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Drawings, Medieval Paintings, Renaissance, Historical Images
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“Stop following me! Two grotesques from the margins of the Vaux Psalter, Lambeth Palace Library MS 233 f.15r.”

A pigeon wearing a fancy hat. Bodleian Library, MS Douce 152 Book of hours, France, century Medieval Books, Medieval Life, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrations Vintage, Medieval Paintings
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The fox plays the monk to catch the rooster. Medieval Books, Medieval Life, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrations, Illustration Art, Medieval Paintings, Art Antique
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« Chroniques sire JEHAN FROISSART ». Français 2646

« Chroniques sire JEHAN FROISSART ». Français 2646 -- 1401-1500 -- manuscrits

Squirrels from illustrations and paintings from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Includes pet squirrels and their accoutrements. Costume Renaissance, Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Renaissance Art, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Drawings, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript

Elizabeth Luttrell – huppu / The Elizabeth Luttrell Hood

Luttrell Psalter on ehtymätön inspiraation lähde. Siinä on paljon muitakin upeita kuvia kuin tämä, joka on lähes jokaisessa keskiajasta kertovassa kirjassa. Lehdellä 33 on kuva, jota ei juuri muual…

Squirrels from illustrations and paintings from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Includes pet squirrels and their accoutrements. Costume Renaissance, Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Renaissance Art, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Drawings, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript

Elizabeth Luttrell – huppu / The Elizabeth Luttrell Hood

Luttrell Psalter on ehtymätön inspiraation lähde. Siinä on paljon muitakin upeita kuvia kuin tämä, joka on lähes jokaisessa keskiajasta kertovassa kirjassa. Lehdellä 33 on kuva, jota ei juuri muual…

Detail of a niniature of a man riding a leopard and stabbing himself with a sword, as a personification of Anger - Ire. Penitential Psalms from Dunois Hours. Medieval Books, Medieval Life, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Statues, Medieval Paintings, Early Middle Ages
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Dress Up for Halloween, Medieval Style

If Halloween has once again caught you unprepared, you may, like many of us, be desperately casting your mind about for a suitable get-up for this evening’s revelries. Have no fear! The Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts section would like to offer the following last-minute costume ideas: A medieval fool: some...

Hare with a crossbow Roman d’Alexandre, Tournai ca. I think it is funny that even centuries ago they could feel sorry for the prey & turn it around :) Medieval Times, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Evil Bunny, Old Best Friends, Landsknecht, Rabbit Art
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Roman d’Alexandre, Tournai ca. 1338-1344 (Bodleian Library, MS. Bodl. 264, fol. 94v)

British Library, Yates Thompson detail of f. 159 (Pride and Envy). Book of Hours, Use of Rome (the Dunois Hours). Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Times, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Dragons, Statues, Renaissance Kunst, St Jerome
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Dress Up for Halloween, Medieval Style

If Halloween has once again caught you unprepared, you may, like many of us, be desperately casting your mind about for a suitable get-up for this evening’s revelries. Have no fear! The Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts section would like to offer the following last-minute costume ideas: A medieval fool: some...

Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri Auteur : Domenico Cavalca. Auteur du texte Auteur : Maître de Ippolita Sforza. Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Contributeur : Jacobus Laurentianus. Copiste Contributeur : Pie VI. Ancien possesseur Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Italien Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Wayne Thiebaud, Op Art, Medieval Paintings, Illumination Art, Animal Graphic
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Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri .

Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri . -- 1401-1500 -- manuscrits

Smiling wild boar, book of hours, Bruges or Ghent century (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS fol. Medieval Tapestry, Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Medieval Paintings, Old Paintings, Animal Paintings, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript
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smiling boar book of hours, Bruges or Ghent 15th century. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 287, fol. 39r

Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri Auteur : Domenico Cavalca. Auteur du texte Auteur : Maître de Ippolita Sforza. Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Contributeur : Jacobus Laurentianus. Copiste Contributeur : Pie VI. Ancien possesseur Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Italien Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Wayne Thiebaud, Op Art, Medieval Paintings, Illumination Art, Animal Graphic
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Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri .

Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri . -- 1401-1500 -- manuscrits

Gluttony (Gloutenie), The Dunois Hours, BL, Yates Thompson MS Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Books, Medieval Times, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, St Jerome, Early Middle Ages, Medieval Costume, Book Of Hours

Dress Up for Halloween, Medieval Style

If Halloween has once again caught you unprepared, you may, like many of us, be desperately casting your mind about for a suitable get-up for this evening’s revelries. Have no fear! The Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts section would like to offer the following last-minute costume ideas: A medieval fool: some...

In lower margin by monkey, wearing leaf-like hat, holding spoon in right and eating fruit (?) held in left hand while defecating into three-legged pot. Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Books, Renaissance Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Design Editorial, Dragons, Art Roman
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Rodinesque monkey on a pot (above Saints Peter and Paul ‘Petrus apostolus et Paulus doctor gentium’) book of hours, Paris ca. 1460. Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.282, fol. 125v