The Bible moralisée
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Standing order price: € 85,00
Austrian National Library, Vienna
Codex Vindobonensis 2554.
Date of origin of codex: around 1230, Paris
Graz 1992, 136 page reproduction,
156 page commentary by R. Hausherr with a French to German translation.
Bible text by H.W. Stork, 14.5 x 19.5cm
This codex with its 1032 gold-based picture medallions created in Paris, brings not only an extraordinarily luxurious layout of miniatures but moreover a pairing of text and pictures throughout which provide a comparison between biblical scenes – theological and moralized, with allegorical design, making this work a representative encyclopaedia of Middle Age religion.
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