A multimedia project on the
York Mystery Plays,
produced by Meg Twycross and Pamela King of Lancaster University,
the British Academy in
association with the British Library. As it is full of
graphics including illustrations from manuscripts, it loads rather
Jess D. Hurlbut of Brigham
Young University presents a
collection of digital images from important medieval manuscripts,
fourteenth-century French play 'Mystere
dou jour dou judgement'
(Bibliothèque Municipale de Besançon)
Death and Miracles of St. Jerome'
manuscript c. 1495-1515 in the Brigham Young
University Special Collections).
An impressive collection of
the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon, Portugal, an interesting
collection of illustrations from eight manuscripts, including:
This was an important project, supported by the European Comission,
that digitised more than 1000 rare manuscripts from the Middle Ages and
the Renaissance. All came from three impressive royal collections: the
Bibliotheca Carolina (8th and 9th centuries), the Library of Charles V
and Family (14th century) and the Library of the Aragonese Kings of
Naples (15th and 16th centuries).
A superb collection (from the
8th to the 15th century)
from many European countries - presented by Columbia University
Illustrations from this famous
Book of Hours from the Musée Condé, Chantilly.
From the outstanding series
'Creating French Culture'
(Library of Congress), this is a most useful collection of medieval
manuscripts with informative notes.
An important collection of 23
illustrated manuscripts that are among the many treasures in the
Kongelige Bibliotek in Copenhagen, Denmark.
magnificent collection of
illustrated manuscripts from an exhibition of the Library of Congress,
with very useful, detailed information. Highly recommended.
(Another part of the superb series 'Creating French Culture'.)
Paintings and Sculpture
illustrated introduction to, and explanatory catalogue of all the
figurative sculpture that is part of the original interior fabric of
the medieval building. Most of the illustrations are black-and-white.
thumbnail photos, from the Web Gallery of Art, of four of
important frescoes, depicting incidents in the life of Saint Francis,
painted by Giotto between 1279 and 1300.
A WebMuseum, Paris, site,
prepared by Nicolas Pioch
with a simple introduction, short biographies of painters and many
A collection dealing with topics including Daily Life, Religion and
A very useful ‘Developing Catalogue’ prepared by Ann Marshall, a
retired Associate Lecturer at the Open University.
An excellent selection of 130
illustrations of many types of sculpture, often showing specific
text in Italian and English.)
Articles in French about the
astonishing medieval art
treasures in Limoges, with cross-reference to a large number of
illuminations on this site presented by the French Ministère de la
This is an important collection of over 25,000 photographs of medieval
and ancient stained glass panels from over 500 locations.
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