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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Example of a full page (about Saul)Upper left: The victorious Philistines strip the bodies of Saul and his sons. (I Samuel 31: 8). Upper right: The Philistines cut off Saul’s head. (I Samuel 31: 9). Lower left: The Philistines put Saul’s arms in the temple of Ashtaroth, their god. (I Samuel 31: 10). Lower right: Saul’s head is sent into the land of the Philistines round about. (I Samuel 31:9).
Christ + The 12 Disciplesfrom the three volume Moralized Bible, in Latin
Annunciation Geoffroy Tory, Paris, Book of Hours, 1525. Woodcut
The Whore of BabylonPen and watercolour over pencil,
266 x 223 mm
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The Vision of the Last JudgmentPen and watercolour,
510 x 395 mm
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River of LifePen and watercolour,
305 x 336 mm
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The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun: 'the Devil is come down'Pen and watercolour,
408 x 337 mm