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“Charlemagne overseeing the construction of a church”, Panel 13 from the Legends of Charlemagne window in Chartres Cathedral, c.1225

Chartres ~ Centre-Val de Loire ~ France ~ Notre Dame Cathedral ~ Charlemagne Window ~ Charlemagne blessing the stonemasons building the Cathedral at Aachen, Germany. it is one of 24 scenes worked into the window at Chartres: "The Legends of Charlemagne".

‘St George and the Dragon’. Book of Hours. Follower of Zanino di Pietro (Italian, active from 1389, died before 1448). mid 15th century (before 1463). Walters Art Museum W.322

‘St George and the Dragon’. Book of Hours. Follower of Zanino di Pietro (Italian, active from 1389, died before 1448). mid 15th century (before 1463). Walters Art Museum W.322

The Illuminated Manuscripts

Thomas Gray’s Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, illuminated by Sidney Farnsworth in

Friendship - Hand Tipped Premium Limited Edition Illuminated Calligraphy Artist Print

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Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri Auteur : Domenico Cavalca. Auteur du texte Auteur : Maître de Ippolita Sforza. Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Contributeur : Jacobus Laurentianus. Copiste Contributeur : Pie VI. Ancien possesseur Type : manuscrit Langue : Italien

Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri Auteur : Domenico Cavalca. Auteur du texte Auteur : Maître de Ippolita Sforza. Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Contributeur : Jacobus Laurentianus. Copiste Contributeur : Pie VI. Ancien possesseur Type : manuscrit Langue : Italien