Tag Archives: medieval art

Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The “Mouth of Hell” from a Book of Hours owned by Catherine of Cleves, c.1440. Via Europe’s History. More about the book here.

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Art Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: “Strength” from the Visconti-Sforza tarot, c.1442-1447.

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NYC Notes, Part 3: The Cloisters at Fort Tryon Park

Blowhard, Esq. writes: One of my favorite places during my New York City trip last month was The Cloisters, a medieval art museum run by the The Met located in northern Manhattan. Nestled in a sprawling park that abuts Washington Heights … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Saint Michael, Northern Spain, ca. 1460-1490. Original here. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A page from the Book of Kells. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art/Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Click on the image to enlarge. The mid-13th century stained glass windows of Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, France.

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Picture of the Day

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The purified souls in Purgatory, from the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, c. 1412-1416 Related I’ve been enjoying The Great Courses’ lecture on the High Middle Ages. TGC also has a course on the Late Middle … Continue reading

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