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The Black Hours ca. 1470 ms M 493, f. 50v.

The Black Hours ca. 1470 ms M f.

Germany/Bohemia (1420) Anonymous -   Saint Maurice and a Benedictine Pope.  Altarpiece Fragment, carved and painted wing.

medievalpoc: “ Anonymous Saint Maurice and a Benedictine Pope Germany/Bohemia Altarpiece Fragment, carved and painted wing The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo.

BL MS Harley 4431, fol. 129, detail. The Book of the Queen, Selected Works of Christine de Pizan, 1410-1414

Harley MS 4431 c The manuscript, known as 'The Book of the Queen', includes Works by Christine de Pizan, assembled for Isabel (Isabeau) of Bavaria, queen consort of Charles VI of France .

The Erithrean Sibyl writing, with a partial border, France c.1440. Royal 16 G V BL

Northern France - Rouen British Library Royal 16 G V: Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées (French edition of De mulieribus claris) by Giovanni Boccaccio; illumination by the Talbot Master . Idea for tourney chair

Detail of a miniature of Christine and the Sibyl standing in a sphere of the cosmos, with the moon, sun and stars surrounding them, from 'Le chemin de long estude', Harley MS 4431, f. 189v

Detail of a miniature of Christine and the Sibyl standing in a sphere of the cosmos, with the moon, sun and stars surrounding them, from 'Le chemin de long estude', Harley MS f.

Monastic cellarer tasting wine, from Li Livres dou Santé (French ms, late 13th century)

A monk-cellarer tasting wine from a barrel while filling a jug, from Li Livres dou Santé by Aldobrandino of Siena (France, late century) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

ladies watching knights jousting, from 'Le Duc des vrais amants', BL Harley MS 4431 f. 150r: "The Book of the Queen," c. 1410-14 (France - Paris), made for Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen of France. Probably presented to her as a New Year's gift, Jan 1414. Later owned by John, Duke of Bedford; his wife, Jacquetta of Luxembourg; her son by her 2nd husband, Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers; Louis de Gruthuyse; Henry Cavendish, 2nd duke of Newcastle.

Christine de Pizan, Book of the Queen. Detail of a miniature of ladies watching knights jousting, from 'Le Duc des vrais amants', Harley MS f.

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