Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.
Miniature of the Angel Gabriel appearing before a kneeling Zacharias to announce the birth of John the Baptist', in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 215v of Breviari d'Amor (Ca... More
Bas-de-page scene of Gabriel announcing to Mary her impending death. Image taken from f. 132v of Book of Hours, Use of Sarum ('The Taymouth Hours'). Written in Latin and French.
Martin Schongauer, also known as Martin Schön or Hübsch Martin by his contemporaries, was an Alsatian engraver and painter. He was the most important printmaker north of the Alps before Albrecht Dürer, a younge... More