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XIV century - inspiration

Jacques de Longuyon's Vows of the Peacock; Tournai, Belgium, ca. 1345–50

Bocksten Man - well preserved man's clothing 2nd half of 14th century, Vaberg Museum

Woman archer Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lady shooting an arrow at a rabbit, from the Taymouth Hours, England, S. E. (London?), 2nd quarter of the 14th century: London, British London, MS Yates Thompson 13, f. 68v.

Warwick - St Mary. Thomas Beauchamp (and wife Katherine) 1369. Nice big belt!

El artista mezclando los colores Detalle de una letra inicial ‘C’ (de “Color” en latín) de una página del libro “Omne Bonum” de James le Palmer. Inglaterra (Londres), 1360 - 1375 ©The British Library Board

il martirio di Santo Stefano, miniatura, 1350-1378, Parigi, Biblioteca Nazionale. Gotta love the unlaced hose and the short rider's cape.

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a woman at a spinning wheel being kissed by a man, from the Smithfield Decretals, Southern France (Toulouse?) with marginal decoration added in England, last quarter of the 13th century or 1st quarter of the 14th century, Royal 10 E. iv, f. 139

Codex Manesse - 14th C.

1300 Germany: Color-Coded World. In a successful warring King's House (red and purple pillars) the Queen shares joy and felicity (matching garb) with a young Duke (green), bestowing her Favour as the horn calls to battle. She is elevated and protected by the King (purple railing). Both are surrounded/supported by King's attendants (purple). Each is also encouraged by a spirited, perhaps irresponsible (red) companion who anticipates the best. Fool points to troubadour singing of courtly love.

23-12-11 Codex Manesse, fol. 69r, Wernher von Teufen