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Mermaid, immortalized in this French book of illuminations. They have been around forever! Medieval Art, Sea Creatures, Ancient, Bestiary, Mermaid, Illuminated Manuscript, Mermaid Art, Fairy Tales, Medieval Life

Mermaid. detail. France 13-14th cent. Royal 10E BL

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Book of Kells is the most remarkable artifact in Celtic art which produced around 800 AD. It contains lavish, colorful lettering, decorations, ornamental borders, illuminations and illustrations. Medieval Art, Illustration, Drawings, Illuminated Letters, Book Of Kells, Illustrated Manuscript, Letter Art, Celtic Art, Book Art

Plethora

This individual illuminated manuscript initial (spliced together from screencaps) exists as a fragment and was probably produced in Italy...

Book of Hours, Cat beating cymbal, from a marginal cycle of images of the funeral of Renard the Fox, Walters Manuscript fol. detail by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts. Medieval Books, Animal Art, Medieval Art, Bestiary, Cat Art, Illustrated Manuscript, Medieval Music, Art, Medieval Paintings

Book of Hours, Cat beating cymbal, from a marginal cycle of images of the funeral of Renard the Fox, Walters Manuscript W.102, fol. 78v detail

This is a finely illuminated and iconographically rich Book of Hours, made in England at the end of the thirteenth century. The manuscript is incomplete and misbound. Its main artist can also be found at work in a Bible, Oxford, Bodleian Library Ms. Auct. D.3.2, and a Psalter, Cambridge, Trinity College Cambridge Ms. O.4.16. The manuscript contains a number of unusual texts including the Hours of Jesus Crucified, and the Office of St. Catherine. The patron of the manuscript is not clear: a…

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval (Illuminated manuscript close up). Renaissance Music, Medieval Art, Illustration, Renaissance, Medieval Music, Art, Medieval Manuscript, Art And Architecture, Late Middle Ages

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f164v

Cat churning butter - from "Rothschild Canticles", Flanders, century - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS fol.

from "Rothschild Canticles", Flanders, 14th century - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 404, fol. 156v, 137v, 148, 130

Attributed to Nivardus of Milan Ottonian, Fleury, France, about 1000 - 1025 Medieval Art, Illustration, Drawings, Book Of Kells, Illustrated Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Art, Book Art, Ottonian

Sacramentary (Getty Museum)

Sacramentary; Unknown; Beauvais (probably), France; first quarter of 11th century; Tempera colors, gold, silver, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with greenish-brown morocco; Leaf: 23.2 × 17.9 cm (9 1/8 × 7 1/16 in.); Ms. Ludwig V 1 (83.MF.76); The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig V 1; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States

Medieval drawings of cats that have something odd going on. Cat Painting, Medieval Art, Drawings, Cat Art, Painting, Middle Ages, Art, Ancient Art, Medieval Paintings

Bishop Cat Fables, Germany 15th century (LA, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XV 1, fol. 48r)

Adoration of the Magi (detail), from the Ruskin Hours, French, about J… Medieval Books, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Renaissance Art, Illustrated Manuscript, Art, Book Art, Medieval Life, Art Through The Ages

Adoration of the Magi (detail), from the Ruskin Hours, French, about 1300. J. Paul Getty Museum

Musician with parti-colored dagged tunic entertains medieval ladies. century France, Paris, The Morgan Bible AKA Maciejowski Bible, Pierpoint Morgan Library Consider for Egg Tempra

Maciejowski Bible

Musician with parti-colored dagged tunic entertains medieval ladies. 13th century (ca.1250) France, Paris, The Morgan Bible AKA Maciejowski Bible, Pierpoint Morgan Library

MS M. Louis Bible Date Paris, France, ca.

Bible de Maciejowski detail FOLIO 32R

Cats doing cat things: sleep, play with mice, and take an unhealthy interest in caged birds from a medieval bestiary - Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts Cat Painting, Medieval Art, Cat Art, Illustrated Manuscript, Painting, Middle Ages, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Paintings, Art History

Where the Wild Things Are: The Medieval Bestiary

By Jenneka Janzen While a bit denser than Maurice Sendak’s modern bed-time story, medieval bestiaries were, and still are, crowd-pleasers. A bestiary is a collection of short descriptions about a w…

- OPUS INCERTUM -: 4.SOBRETODO H. 1280-1285. Cantigas de Santa María de Alfonso X el Sabio, Biblioteca de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid (detalle)

Indumentaria y costumbres en la España

CAPA AGUADERA: Prenda del siglo XVI y XVII de viajeros para protegerse de la lluvia y del frío. Era de fieltro y se confeccionaba con dos piezas semicirculares independientes, una más pequeña que la otra. La pequeña formaba un faldón. Dicho faldón podía no llevarse. Iba con una capilla para cubrir la cabeza y con dos pequeñas piezas que tapaba la boca. Se cerraba con corchetes y podía llevar guarniciones. 1577. Diversarum gentium armadura equestris, A. de Bruyn Colonia (imagen obtenida aquí)…

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum Keith Haring Art, Principles Of Art, Art Painting, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Art, Medieval Drawings, Book Art, Medieval Life

Book of Hours, MS M.919 fol. 34v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Book of Hours, France, Paris, ca. 1418