Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Illuminations

Christie’s online auction of Medieval and Renaissance manuscript illuminations, including survivals from secular and religious texts, leaves from renowned codices such as the Hungerford Hours and the Bessarion antiphonals.  Featuring works of Attavante degli Attavanti, Bonifacio Bembo, Neri da Rimini and Don Simone Camaldolese. Estimates start at £300. Ends 8 December! click here to access […]

Medieval Murals in Stratford

Wings and a prayer

Medieval murals in Stratford recently revealed on a church wall (lime-washed over by Shakespeare’s father, perhaps to preserve them instead of destroying them as he was instructed to by the Protestant town council who saw them as idolatrous) portray an England in thrall to devils and death (find out more). — ♦ — KidsArt!™  teaches children […]

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