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Lot nr:874
Book nr:10100
Author:[FACSIMILE]
Title:Bestiarium Ashmole 1511
Town:Paris
Publisher:Club du Livre
Year:1984
Description:Fac-similé du manuscrit du bestiaire Ashmole 1511, (XIIième s.) conservé à la Bodleian Library d'Oxford, accompagné des commentaires de Xénia Muratova et Daniel Poirion et de la traduction en français de Marie-France Dupuis et Sylvain Louis. (160 pp et 23 ill.) Commentaire graphique par Luben Dimanov (°1933). Imprimé par Adeva, Graz. Tirage limité à 4400 exx., n° 1349. Deux volumes, dans deux emboîtages
Note:The magnificent codex, richly embellished with gold leaf, not only excels in its marvellous luminous opaque color painting and clear depiction of animals, plants and human beings, but also in its predilection for serene symmetry, refined ornament and frequent use of carefully executed diaperwork backgrounds. The pictures are irregularly dispersed throughout the text
Price:€350 - €500
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