Illuminated Manuscript

Collection by Tom Tollett


The Art of Calligraphy and Fine Handmade Books and Manuscripts + Art incorporating text

Enluminure lettrines S (modernes et anciennes) - Chez careli

fstudio ENLUMINURES - Bibliothèque municipale. Gray, Haute-Saône © lenluminure mutinerie encyclopédie médiathèque collèges ac rouen paradoxe parchemin par pot et enfin en broderie Annick amiens

My voice you shall hear

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Saturday italics - Mitchell 2 mm with Sumi ink #sachinspiration #calligraphy #calligraphymasters #handlettering #italic

Reproducing the Book of Kells

Reproducing the Book of Kells

Anastasia Voytsenya

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Images from the Book of Kells

Public-domain images from the Book of Kells, free for your use, here at the Medieval History site.

John Stevens on Instagram: “#tbt from #scribe Artist of the written word”

597 Likes, 11 Comments - John Stevens (@calligraphile) on Instagram: “#tbt from #scribe Artist of the written word”

The script in the Book of Kells

In this article, we will examine details of the script found in the Book of Kells


Illustration to the book Iob (Hiob) Oxford MS. Laud Gr. 86 page 391 Hiob 39,10-14 A unicorn drawing a harrow (Old Testament; Job 39,10) Unicorn in a tournament Oxford MS. Douce 219 fol-132v detail Virgin, unicorn and hunter Oxford MS. Douce 366 fol-055v Unicorn at falconry Oxford MS. Douce 118…


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Barbara Close

Artist: Barbara Close Title: I Believe Size: with mat will be 19.5" w x 25.5" h Medium: watercolors, gouache, acrylics, collage

Book of Kells

The Book of Kells contains the four Gospels in Latin based on the Vulgate text which St Jerome completed in 384AD, intermixed with readings from the earlier Old Latin translation. The Gospel texts are prefaced by other texts, including canon tables , or concordances of Gospel passages common to two or more of the evangelists; summaries of the gospel narratives (Breves causae); and prefaces characterizing the evangelists (Argumenta). The book is written on vellum (prepared calfskin) in a…