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Nature Illuminated: Flora and Fauna from the Court of the Emperor Rudolf II

Art / Photobook

By: Lee Hendrix and Thea Vignau-Wilberg

64 pages, 41 col illus

Thames & Hudson

Hardback | May 1997 | #69024 | ISBN: 0500017905
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About this book

The fascinating court of Rudolf II produced nothing more amazing than the Mira calligraphiae monumenta, a flamboyant demonstration of two arts - calligraphy and miniature painting. The combination of word and image is rare, and on its tiny scale constitutes one of the marvels of the Central European Renaissance. A selection of 41 of its pages is here made available to a wide audience for the first time.

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