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Gold leafing, egg yoke, ground pigment

Zoda Przygoda Mahanna
randombeautysls: this looks like the work of British artist and illuminator Andrew Stewart Jamieson.

The Lady In Tweed

randombeautysls: “ this looks like the work of British artist and illuminator Andrew Stewart Jamieson. ”

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Kathryn Finter - Contemporary Manuscript Illumination

Contemporary Manuscript Illumination: featuring the work of Kathryn Finter, an artist based in Ottawa, Canada.

Olga Suvorova - Original oil painting oil canvas online. Paintings for sale. Professional art.

Olga Suvorova presents original paintings. Online Art Gallery Academy of Arts Foundation. Online art gallery supplies original artworks. Paintings for sale. Ольга Суворова картины, живопись, галерея, искусство

Taking baby steps - one step at a time. I’m a true believer of ‘Learning by doing’. Through practice, we’re able to discover what works…

-Evelyn Wong- on Instagram: “D for ‘Determination’- For a couple of days I couldn’t figure out how to finish the design for this illuminated letter- but after taking…”

1,390 Likes, 92 Comments - -Evelyn Wong- (@inkdropletcreations) on Instagram: “D for ‘Determination’- For a couple of days I couldn’t figure out how to finish the design for this…”

St. Francis of Assisi

Ornate, exquisitely rendered Art Nouveau illustration, perhaps a love note on the occasion of April Fools' Day. The elaborate design entwines the metalwork tracery of the gothic letter G with floral vines; the G is in the form of a trade sign such as would hang outside a shop.

Ornate, exquisitely rendered Art Nouveau illustration, perhaps a love note on the occasion of April Fools' Day. The elaborate design entwines the metalwork tracery of the gothic letter G with floral vines; the G is in the form of a trade sign such as would hang outside a shop.

The Penmans Magazine Fabulous typographic illumination for The Penmans Magazine by George Shelley (ca. 1666-ca. 1736) and John Seddon (died 1700).

The Penmans Magazine Fabulous typographic illumination for The Penmans Magazine by George Shelley (ca. 1666-ca. 1736) and John Seddon (died 1700).

Antiquitates judaicae Paris, Bibl. Mazarine, ms. 1581 f.211v

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“Antiquitates judaicae Paris, Bibl. Mazarine, ms. 1581 f.211v”

Majestic Splendor....by Astrid Bruning...love...

We who heart peacocks

We Who ♥ Peacocks is a group effort of hopefully obvious aspiration. We hope you can find some beauty here. We try to credit for each image we post, but sometimes things fall through the cracks; if you see an image of yours here which is either incorrectly credited or floating about with no credit at all, please contact us. If you want to spread the word, a little recommendation goes a long way. We also accept submissions here.

Saint Bernardino of Siena (Getty Museum)

Saint Bernardino of Siena; Taddeo Crivelli (Italian, died about 1479, active about 1451 - 1479); Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy; about 1469; Tempera colors, gold paint, gold leaf, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 10.8 × 7.9 cm (4 1/4 × 3 1/8 in.); Ms. Ludwig IX 13 (83.ML.109), fol. 195v; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig IX 13, fol. 195v; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States

I M A G E S - G E M M A B L A C K l e t t e r a r t s & d e s i g n

I M A G E S

The qualities of letterforms at their best are order, simplicity and grace. William A Dwiggins

Olga Suvorova - Promenade 1

Promenade 1 at Posterlounge ✔ Affordable shipping ✔ Secure payment ✔ Various materials & sizes ✔ Buy your print now!

Book of Kells

Book of Kells is the most remarkable artifact in Celtic art which produced around 800 AD. It contains lavish, colorful lettering, decorations, ornamental borders, illuminations and illustrat…

Book of hours, MS M.493 fol. 93v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Book of hours, Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1480