Illuminated ManuscriptsTypically an illuminated manuscript includes hand-painted full color illustrations (often with gold-leaf), decorative block caps, or colorful borders or other decorations in the margins.
An 8-volume illuminated New Testament. Originally commissioned in 1430, but the majority of the illustrations were not completed until Mathis Gerung was commissioned to complete the illustrations between 1530-32.
The Maciejowski or Morgan Bible was created around 1260 AD and illustrates Genesis through David in story-book fashion. The original captions were in Latin, but later translated into Persian and Judeo-Persian in the margins.
This Latin manuscript was from England, probably London, c.1260
Style: Tempera colors, gold leaf, and colored washes on parchment.
Each page contained a brief passage from the Apocalypse, a brief commentary, and a half page illustration. (MS. LUDWIG III 1)
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Hellby the Master of Cathrine of Cleves
The Netherlands, 1440
Mystical PentecostThe Dove of the Holy Spirit radiates into flames of inspirition, and the fire is transformed into Christ's blood when it reaches earth. From a life-giving fountain, the apostles partake before setting out to convert the world.
Book of Hours (Grades Heures Royales), Paris, 1490.
The Whore of BabylonPen and watercolour over pencil,
266 x 223 mm
180919 de Feb de 2010
The Vision of the Last JudgmentPen and watercolour,
510 x 395 mm
180819 de Feb de 2010
River of LifePen and watercolour,
305 x 336 mm
c. 180519 de Feb de 2010
The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun: 'the Devil is come down'Pen and watercolour,
408 x 337 mm