Wonderful miniatures blending the Classical and Insular are from the splendid Court School at Aachen, capital of the Frankish Empire

The Court School of Lothar I (Collection)

Germany; France — First half of the 9th century

The Court School of Lothar I (Collection)

The Court School of Lothar I (Collection)

Germany; France — First half of the 9th century

  1. Lothar I (795-855) was the eldest son of the Emperor Louis the Pious (778-840)

  2. Louis divided his inheritance among his sons, causing the empire to fracture among them

  3. Despite the political turmoil, Carolingian art continued to flourish in the 9th century

The Court School of Lothar I (Collection)

Alternative Titles:
  • Die Hofschule Lothars I. (Sammlung)
  • Die Hofschule Kaiser Lothars
  • Einzelhandschriften aus Lotharingien

Codicology

Alternative Titles
Die Hofschule Lothars I. (Sammlung)
Die Hofschule Kaiser Lothars
Einzelhandschriften aus Lotharingien
Date
First half of the 9th century
Artist / School
1 available facsimile edition(s) of „The Court School of Lothar I (Collection)“

Die Hofschule Kaiser Lothars Facsimile

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Die Hofschule Kaiser Lothars Facsimile

Binding
Leather and linen
Commentary
1 volume
Language: German
More Information
Collection of black and white reproductions under passe-partouts. The miniatures derive from several manuscripts commissioned by Emperor Lothar I. The collection belongs to the series "The Carolingian Miniatures".
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