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illuminations

Illuminations. The fifteenth-century illuminate manuscript as art form. It was an art, as Poussin said, that appealed to the pleasures of intelligence; pleasures which are above all others. As opposed to frivolous art for amusement.   Philippe de Mazerolles – … Continue reading

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POETIC LICENSE FOR THE PRIVILEGED

Next to waging war, the heroes of Jean Froissart, from his compendium of the first half of the Hundred Years War, appeared to like nothing better than a well run joust. For true chivalric spirit, few tournaments matched the jousts … Continue reading

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