A dictionary of miniaturists, illuminators, calligraphers, and copyists: with references to their works, and notices of their patrons, from the establishment of Christianity to the eighteenth century, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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John William Bradley
B. Quaritch, 1888 - Artists - 812 pages
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Page 120 - ... at the painter, burst on the minister; and Cromwell lost his head, because Anne was a Flanders mare, not a Venus, as Holbein had represented her.
Page 45 - Although it is likely that this superb volume, filled with beautiful miniatures, and ornaments of the richest design, was finished before Godemann had the government of the Abbey of Thorney, we are sure of one thing, that it...
Page 10 - ... est portus, ita scriptori novissimus versus. -Calamus tribus digitis continetur, totum corpus laborat. Deo gratias. Ego, in "Dei nomine, Vuarembertus scripsi.
Page 140 - Lorenzo, perciocchè come fu ottimo e ' costumatissimo religioso, così fu il migliar scrittore di lettere grosse che fusse prima o sia stato poi non solo in Toscana , ma in tutta Europa . come chiaramente ne dimostrano non solo i venti pezzi grandissimi di lihri da coro che egli lasciò nel suo monasterio , che sono i più helli quant...
Page 168 - Notandum quod iste tractatus editus est a probo et egregio viro, magistro Thoma, de Monte S""-Agnetis et canonico regulari in Trajecto , Thomas de Kempis dictus, DESCRIPTUS EX MANU AUCTORIS IN TRAJECTO , ANNO \ 425 , IN SOCIATU PROVINCIALATUS. On peut traduire ainsi : // faut remarquer que ce traité a été...
Page 112 - MISSALE ROMANUM ex decreto sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum, Pii V. Pont. Max. jussu editum...
Page 186 - Whatever the case, at the end of the sixteenth century and at the beginning of the seventeenth, Djenne was still, according to the author of the Tarikh es-Soudan, a great center of exchange of Sahara salt for gold.
Page 214 - Litoris ad ßnem nostra carina manet. Sanguine nos uno patris matrisque creati, Atque sacerdotis servat uterque gradum. En Beringarius, Liuthardus nomine dicti, Quis fuerat sudor difficilisque nimis. Hic tibimet, lector, succedant verba precantis, Ut dicas: capiant regna beata dei.
Page 282 - Mathias, jaceo rex, hac tub mole sepultus Testatur vires, Austria victa meas. Terror eram mundo ; metuit me Caesar uterque : Mors potuit tantum sola nocere mihi." » Mathias was both a great statesman and a great general, but he by no means possessed that foresight for which Louis the Great was distinguished. Unlike him, he never attempted to assimilate the countries which his arms had subdued, so as, out of various races, to form...
Page 204 - A Loyset Lyeder, enlumineur, pour cinquante et ung ystoires de plusieurs couleurs qu'il a faictes au premier volume de Regnault de Montauban , au pris de xviu sols l'istoire, font.

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