Thursday, October 27, 2016

A few women's hats - Illuminated Manuscripts

Briseis - Huntington Library MS HM 60, f 11v XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme


Cassandra musician. Daughter of Priam, the mythical king of Troy, and Hecuba. She plays the dulcimer. (Cassandra, the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy) - French BnF 599 fol. 29

Canace, stabbing herself - Huntington Library MS HM 60, f 57 XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme


Medea - Huntington Library MS HM 60, f 62 XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme

Penelope - Huntington Library MS HM 60, f 3 XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme


Phaedra, examining the points of her pen - Huntington Library MS HM 60, f 17 XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme

Hypsipyle - Huntington Library MS HM 60, f 30 XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme


Oenone.  Huntington Library MS HM 60, f 23v XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme

15C (1486) Germany Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, AN II Matriculation Register of the Rectorate of the University of Basel, Volume 1 (1460-1567) fol.69v - Ludwig von Rektorat Odertzheym, SS 1486


 Aemilia Tertia - French BnF 599 fol. 64v


 Agrippina the Younger - French BnF 599 fol. 78v


 Boccaccio's De Claris muileribus (around 1490)

Cydippe, standing, her arms crossed - Huntington Library MS HM 60, f 118V XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme

 Dido - French BnF 599 fol. 36


 Drypenina - French BnF 599 fol. 65


Flora, courtesan, goddess of flowers and wife of Zephyr - French BnF 599 fol. 55v


Gorgon musician - Girl deities Phorcys and Ceto. She wears a crown of flowers-feuiillage (chapel) widespread in the Middle Ages, and plays the fiddle (Gorgon) - French BnF 599 fol.19


 Gualdrada reading - French BnF 599 fol. 89V

Hecuba, queen of Troy and wife of Priam (Hecuba, queen of Troy and wife of Priam) - French BnF 599 fol. 28v


Helen of Troy, daughter of Zeus and wife of Menelaus (Helen, daughter of Zeus and wife of Menelaus) - French BnF 599 fol. 30


Lavinia, daughter of Latinus (king of the Latins) and Amata and the wife of Aeneas (Lavinia, daughter of Latinus and Amata and wife of Aeneas) - French BnF 599 fol. 35v


Manto practicing magic. Daughter of the seer Tiresias of Thebes and mother Mopsos (Manto, daughter of Tiresias and mother of Mopsus) - French BnF 599 fol. 25v

 Megullia - French BnF 599 fol. 48


 Athena (Minerva) - French BnF 599 fol. 9

 Olympias - French BnF 599 fol. 54

 Phyllis - Huntington Library MS HM 60, f # 7 XXI Epistres illustrious Ladies traduicttes Ovid by the Reverend Father in God, His Grace Bishop of Angouleme


 Pompeia Paulina - French BnF 599 fol. 80v


 Sempronia - French BnF 599 fol. 65v


 Sempronia the averted, playing the harp - French BnF 599 f 68


 Sophonisbe - French BnF 599 fol. 60v


Virginia, virgin bride Virginius - French BnF 599 fol. 52

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