Sunday, November 25, 2012

Van Alphen Hours, Initial M with two souls kneeling in prayer in Purgatory, Walters Manuscript W.782, fol. 200r

Van Alphen Hours, Initial H with Souls cast into Hellmouth, Walters Manuscript W.782, fol. 113r

Van Alphen Hours, Initial W with the Tiburtine Sibyl and the vision of the Ara coeli, Walters Manuscript W.782, fol. 92r

Gospels, binding, Walters Manuscript W.537, Lower board outside

Decorated woodcut in Hortus sanitatis

Full page woodcut in Hortus sanitatis

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Friday, November 16, 2012

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Illuminated Manuscript, Bible (part), Creation of the world, and Eve, Walters Manuscript W.805, fol. 6v detail
Creation of the World and Eve
Illuminated manuscript, Bible,
Walters Manuscript W.805 fol.6v detail from Walters Illuminated Manuscripts on flickr
Illuminated Manuscript, Gloss on The lamentations of Jeremiah, Walters Manuscript W.30, fol. 3r

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Dianne's Medieval Writing: Manuscripts and Naked Hands

Dianne's Medieval Writing: Manuscripts and Naked Hands:   It's been a long time between drinks, But hopefully I can get back on the airwaves again. Well sometimes reality interferes with your cyb...