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!!! NOTE !!! if the image(s) in the description shows a broken image icon(s), right click on the icon(s) and open in new tab to see the larger image(s). Middle Ages Running Ornamentation from the 12th to 15th Centuries Another Fine Quality Print from Martin2001 Print Specifics: Type of print: Lithograph - Original antique print Year of printing: not indicated in the print - est. 1878 Original artist: Albert Racinet Publisher: Imp. Firmin Didot. Condition: 1-2 (1. Excellent - 2. Very good - 3. Good - 4. Fair) Overall uniform very light age toning of paper. Light oval rubber stamp (.75 x 1.25 inches) of the previous owner on the reverse side one line typed title of the work ("Racinet. L'ornement polychrome") at the bottom of reverse side. These two markings not affecting the front side of the print at all due to the thickness of paper Dimensions: 11 x 16 inches, including blank margins (borders) around the image. Paper weight: 2-3 (1. Thick - 2. Heavier - 3. Medium heavy - 4. Slightly heavier - 5. Thin) Reverse side: Blank Notes: Green color around the print in the photo is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed. The colors in the print include metallic gold. Top edge slightly frayed. 1 inch = 2,54 cm. Legend to the illustrations in the print: This form of ornamentation can be seen on many works of art from the time of Saint-Louis. Its similarity with the ironwork which adorns the doors of Notre Dame of Paris is striking. For at that time, the school of Paris was especially influenced by Oriental models. Indeed, when the crusaders arrived in the Orient they discovered a fully developed style. The taste for these rich foliated scrolls became predominant in Europe, where craftsmen such as Biscornette, who forged the ironwork on the doors of the Cathedral of Paris, treated this style with the skill of the true master. No. 6 and 7. Examples of one of the types of manuscript ornamentation in use in France from 1150 to 1200, during the final period of the French Romanesque style. Ms. n 41, Public Library of Grenoble. No. 1 and 2. Margins from a Latin bible of the fourteenth century'. Monochrome painting, in silver and red. Conventional plants and fantastic animals. Ms. n 53, Public Library of Lyon. No. 13. This monochrome was painted in Italy, probably in Florence, around 1400. It Is taken from a Latin breviary which belonged to the Azzini family. This manuscript is part of the Bibliotheque du Palals des Arts, in Lyon. No. 11. Very widespread type of marginal decoration of the fourteenth and early part of the fifteenth centuries. The Manipulasflorum, from which this motif is taken, was painted in France around 1420. Ms. 251, Public Library in Lyon. No. 3, 5, 12 and 14. Motifs of plants from the frescos and sculptures of the former abbey of the church of Saint-Antoine de Viennois (lsere); fifteenth century. No. 10. This example of an ornamentation representing the skeleton of a tree devoid of foliage, which nevertheless produces a most harmonious decoration, is taken from a manuscript known as the Pontifical of Camille de Neufville. It was painted in the fifteenth century. No. 89, Public Library of Lyon. No. 8 and 9. These splendid scrolls are examples of one of the styles of manuscript ornamentation used in Italy towards the end of the fifteenth century. Ms. 723, Public Library of Lyon. Martin2001 Satisfaction Guaranteed Policy! Any print purchased from me may be returned for any (or no) reason for a full refund including all postage. seller since 1998. Five-star service. Powered by Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.
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