illuminated manuscripts

For archeologists working at Oxburgh Hall, a fifteenth-century manor in Norfolk, England, lockdown has given them the opportunity to delve a little deeper into their work.
Nearly everyone familiar with the world of rare books has heard of the Book of Hours, the so-called bestseller of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. However, few people, except specialist…
Balthazar: A Black African King in Medieval and Renaissance Art examines how representations in European art of Balthazar as a Black African coincided with the increased interaction between Europe…
Denmark and Iceland are rekindling a decades-old conflict over an invaluable collection of manuscripts.
Including both printed and illuminated masterpieces, Blurring the Line: Manuscripts in the Age of Print (on view from August 6 through October 27, 2019 at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center…
Monsters exert a timeless fascination, and have often been used as a metaphor for the strange, different, extraordinary and appalling.
Uncover the rich history of illuminated manuscripts and the often bizarre images that filled the margins of medieval books.
An exhibition opening this week celebrates one of “Bill’s” life-long passions: his collection of fakes and forgeries, which he assembled over nearly five decades.