Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year

 

Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Dispensing Boons

Mahavihara Master, early 12th century, Bengal, eastern India or Bangladesh


Early Buddhist Manuscript Painting

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

image for Wednesday, December 26th

   
       Korean folding screen, ink and color paintings of lotus,fish and  birds, 19th  century,  Chosôn  dynasty, Honolulu Museum of Art

Monday, December 24, 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

Parchment and Pixel: Gondarine sensul, St. George slaying the dragon, W...

Parchment and Pixel: Gondarine sensul, St. George slaying the dragon, W...: Gondarine sensul, St. George slaying the dragon, Walters Manuscript 36.10, fol. 2v , originally uploaded by Walters Art Museum Illuminated M...

Monday, December 10, 2012

Image for Monday morning, December 10, 2012

 
 St Barbara Crushing her Infidel Father, with a Kneeling Donor
by Domenico Ghirlandaio circa 1473
 
 
 

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts, British Library:

Arthur's sword emerges from a lake; miniature,Northern France c.1316

 
 
 
 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts, British Library: Historiated initial "R" with portrait of scribe inserted, Romanesque, 1075-1125 AD,Canterbury
from the Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts, British Library:

illuminated initial second half of 12th century Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britanniae

Parchment and Pixel: Vienna book of hours, Entombment, Walters Manuscri...

Parchment and Pixel: Vienna book of hours, Entombment, Walters Manuscri...: Vienna book of hours, Entombment, Walters Manuscript W.764, fol. 76v , originally uploaded by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts . T...