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Illuminated Manuscripts

Book of Divine Works, Part 1, Vision 1: Theophany of Divine Love, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 1, Vision 1: Theophany of Divine Love

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 1, Vision 2: The Cosmic Spheres and Human Being, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 1, Vision 2: The Cosmic Spheres and Human Being

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 1, Vision 3: Macrocosm of Winds, Microcosm of Humors, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 1, Vision 3: Macrocosm of Winds, Microcosm of Humors

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 1, Vision 4: Cosmos, Body, and Soul, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 1, Vision 4: Cosmos, Body, and Soul

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 2, Vision 1: The Parts of the Earth: Living, Dying, and Purgatory, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 2, Vision 1: The Parts of the Earth: Living, Dying, and Purgatory

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 1: The City of God and the Mirror of the Angels, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 1: The City of God and the Mirror of the Angels

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 2: The City of God in Salvation History, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 2: The City of God in Salvation History

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 4: Wisdom and the Ancient Counsel before the City of God, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 4: Wisdom and the Ancient Counsel before the City of God

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 5: Divine Love upon the Wheel, Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 5: Divine Love upon the Wheel

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Hortus Deliciarum — Philosophy and the Seven Liberal Arts, Herrad of Landsberg

Hortus Deliciarum — Philosophy and the Seven Liberal Arts

Herrad of Landsberg, 1180
Hortus Deliciarum — The Holy Spirit descends on the Apostles, Herrad of Landsberg

Hortus Deliciarum — The Holy Spirit descends on the Apostles

Herrad of Landsberg, 1180
Hours of Henry VIII, Medieval Art

Hours of Henry VIII

Jean Poyer, 1500
Last Judgment in an Initial C, Lorenzo Monaco

Last Judgment in an Initial C

Lorenzo Monaco, 1406-1407
Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 1, 2, 3), George Ripley

Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 1, 2, 3)

George Ripley, 1570
Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 11, 12, 13), George Ripley

Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 11, 12, 13)

George Ripley, 1570
Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 4, 5), George Ripley

Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 4, 5)

George Ripley, 1570
Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 6, 7), George Ripley

Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 6, 7)

George Ripley, 1570
Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 8, 9, 10), George Ripley

Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 8, 9, 10)

George Ripley, 1570
The Black Hours, Medieval Art

The Black Hours

1460-1470
The Fountain of God’s Work, Hildegard von Bingen

The Fountain of God’s Work

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, Medieval Art

Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry

Limbourg Brothers, 1412-1416
More Themes in Art
Ancient Classics, Themes in Art

Ancient Classics

A good story never gets old

Artist Letters, Themes in Art

Artist Letters

From the heart to the pen

Metaphysical Art, Themes in Art

Metaphysical Art

Discomforting dreamscapes

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