The Opening of the Fifth and Sixth Seals - Albrecht Durer
Linen Fragment- painted/printed design, 12th century, Germany
Life of St Edmund, c. 1130 Illumination on parchment, 204 x 134 mm Pierpont Morgan Library, New York In most art of the Romanesque period saints were represented either in static arrangements around Christ or the Virgin Mary or in narrative illustrations of their lives. A good example of the latter is the illustrated life of St Edmund, made at the abbey of Bury St Edmunds in East Anglia. St Edmund, the King of East Anglia, was murdered by the Danes in 869 and within forty years of his…
Portrait of Louise of Savoy as Sibylla Agrippa, Jacques Daret 1400s. not often you see colored veils.