Monday, July 25, 2011

Ysabela's Trefoil Argent

July 25, 2011

Trefoil Argent for Baronessa Ysabela Celestina Manrique de Palma y Majora inspired by Dream of Nebuchadnezzr from St. Jerome, Commentary on Daniel circa 950. Executed in Spain by the illuminator Maius.

Adelheid’s Laurel (details)

Before text and arms were added. Details of gilding and paint.

Inspired by several leaves of the 15th century German manuscript Stefan Lochner Gebetbuch.

Illumination for Laurel scroll of Meisterin Adelheid Leinwater, 2011. 24k gold, watercolor gouache and a number of hand ground pigments with a gum Arabic binder.