Historiated


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Historiated

Ornament incorporating human or animal figures or plants that have a narrative as distinct from a purely decorative function.
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31) A fourteenth-century historiated panel of the Vita Christi from the convent of Poor Glares in Cologne (fig.
Wager's allusions to the psalm draw upon the iconography established in the illuminated tradition, in which the historiated "D" that introduces this psalm in Latin (Dixit insipiens in corde suo: non est Deus) often contains "the portrait of a fool.
Both church and chapel display a limited but ornate decorative program in which engaged columns and piers carry historiated (i.
The historiated medallions that cascade down Mercy's vestments taught spectators how to perform the works of mercy in daily life.
The remaining five illustrated manuscripts contain five historiated initials picturing the poet/ narrator, six equestrian pilgrim portraits, and three pairs of figures representing a Sin (mounted on a beast) and a Virtue to accompany "The Parson's Tale" in Cambridge University Library MS Gg.
rubrics, historiated initials, underlining, use of color in the changing emphases of the various versions.
This book sets out primarily to provide a new interpretation of the unique series of historiated initials in the twelfth-century" English 'St Albans Psalter', founded, regrettably, on a series of false premisses.
Both the Manuel and the Chasteau are introduced by historiated initials.
These, too, were the work of several artists working simultaneously on numbers of quires on details such as historiated initials, bas-de-page and marginal illustrations, and line endings.
Alison Stones analyzes the historiated initials of chansonniers of Arras and Cambrai (complete with 28 plates, 15 of which are in color).
HIGH SCHOOL The conventional format of illuminated manuscript decoration and illustration is two-part: the miniature and the historiated initial.
On high feast days, the choir stalls of late medieval French churches were hung with vibrant historiated tapestries that were, to borrow the famous words of a modern art historian, "the deposit of a social relationship.

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