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renaissance-art: “ Detail from The Unicorn is Found- from the Unicorn Tapestries ” There’s a tiny unicorn currently on view at the museum. In his honor we want to see the unicorn.

“ Marie de France @credits ” Marie de France (“Mary of France”) was a medieval poet who was probably born in France and lived in England during the late 12th century. She lived and wrote at an undisclosed court, but was almost certainly at least...

Marie de France, a French poet and fabulist of the century. In the introduction (c. to his Vie Seint Edmund le Rey, Denis Pyramus says she was one of the most popular of authors with counts, barons and knights, but especially with ladies

magictransistor: “ Guillaume de Machaut. The Mysterious Garden. 1360. ”

français 300 x 210 mm (folio size) Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris wild beasts of wood and field

Book of Hours, MS M.198 fol. 1v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Christine de Pisan, Épître d’Othéa à Hector, 1407-1409; Illuminators: Master of the Epître d'Othéa, Master of Egerton, Safran Master,  Paris Bibliothèque nationale de France MSS Français 606; 20v http://www.europeanaregia.eu/en/manuscripts/paris-bibliotheque-nationale-france-mss-francais-606/en

Christine de Pisan, Épître d’Othéa à Hector, Illuminators: Master of…

Norse dragon-prowed ship, 10th Century, Anglo-Saxon manuscript

Norse dragon-prowed ship, Century, Anglo-Saxon manuscript***Research for possible future project.

A MEDIEVAL TAPESTRY FRAGMENT, SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS, THIRD QUARTER 15TH CENTURY  Source: Sotheby’s.com

A MEDIEVAL TAPESTRY FRAGMENT, SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS, THIRD QUARTER 15TH CENTURY Source: Sotheby’s.com

nihtegale: “Ornate helmets and heraldry, 15th century ”

nihtegale: “Ornate helmets and heraldry, 15th century ”

“L’Amante e la Maniera cortese tendono una rete per catturare i cuori volanti”, miniatura tratta dal ‘Livre du Coeur d’amour épris’ (XV seco...

"The Mistress and the courtly Manner tend a net to catch the flying hearts", miniature from the ' Livre du Coeur d'amour enthusiast ' century), Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

“Mural with dancers and the prince-electors at Zvikov”, c. 1480-1500 Bohemia

century Bohemia (Czech republic) - Zvíkov Castle detail of the Wedding hall (also known as Dance or Electoral hall) frescoes

BL Royal 16 G V f.117v - Zenobia hunting, and with her army, and a warrior kneeling before her. [De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées) - G. Boccaccio - 1440] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_mulieribus_claris]

Boccaccio - Zenobia hunting, and with her army, and a warrior kneeling before her - from Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées -