The Song of Queen Guenevere. Illuminated manuscript by Alberto & Francis Sangorski, ca. 1908. This is one of 8 illuminations taken from the historical poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson, "Extracts from Idylls of the Kings" (Tennyson's version of the Arthurian legend).
« Chroniques sire JEHAN FROISSART ». Français 2643 Auteur : Froissart, Jean (1337?-1410?). Auteur du texte Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Type : manuscrit Langue : Français Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b84386043
The Illuminated Sketchbook of Stephan Schriber (1494) Selected pages from the Spätgotisches Musterbuch des Stephan Schriber, a manuscript which appears to be some kind of sketchbook, belonging to a 15th century monk working in South-West Germany, where ideas and layouts for illuminated manuscripts were tried out and skills developed.
"Sumer is cumen in" is found on f. 11v. of Harley MS 978, which is one of the world's most famous medieval music manuscripts. The manuscripts contains the fables of Marie the France, medical texts and recipes and a glossary of herbs.
The Antiphonal (or Antiphoner) was the principal medieval choir book, and contained the chants of the Office. The title is derived from the way the verses of the service were sung alternately by the two halves of the choir sitting opposite one another. This edition is for the use of Augsburg, and is a fine example of early music printing showing Gothic neumes printed on staves of four red lines. - Early Printing - in Europe
Manuscript Leaf from an Antiphonary Date: second quarter 15th century Geography: Made in, probably Mainz, Germany Culture: German Medium: Parchment, tempera, ink, metal leaf Dimensions: 19 13/16 x 14 13/16 in. (50.4 x 37.6 cm) Classification: Manuscripts & Illuminations Credit Line: Gift of Miss Alice M. Dike, in memory of her father, Henry A. Dike, 1928
Vendanges, foulage et ouillage. Mois d'octobre. Vendanges, foulage et ouillage. Mois d'octobre. Maître de Rohan et atelier, Grandes Heures de Rohan, 1430, (Anjou ?) Paris, BnF, Département des manuscrits, Latin 9471 fol. 14v Maître de Rohan et atelier, Grandes Heures de Rohan, 1430, (Anjou ?) Paris, BnF, Département des manuscrits, Latin 9471 fol. 14v