Luminous Gothic miniatures on a golden background: a magnificently illuminated picture Bible from Northern France concerning the Old Testament and the history of Jacob

The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages

France — ca. 1250

The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages

The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages

France — ca. 1250

  1. The work created between 1200 and 1250 is a fine example of the so-called Channel School in Northern France

  2. It contains 48 full-page miniatures, each representing a single scene from the first two books of the Old Testament

  3. The Gothic miniatures have shiny golden backgrounds in the Byzantine style and captions in French

The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages

Alternative Titles:
  • Schatzbibel des Mittelalters
Schatzbibel des Mittelalters
Imageof
Regular price without login (used)6,780 €
Login for a Better Price!

Codicology

Alternative Titles
Schatzbibel des Mittelalters
Size / Format
96 pages / 18.6 x 14.9 cm
Origin
France
Date
ca. 1250
Style
Gothic
Language
Illustrations
48 full-page miniatures on a bright gold background
Content
Scenes from the Book of Genesis

1 available facsimile edition(s) of „The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages“

Schatzbibel des Mittelalters
Imageof

Schatzbibel des Mittelalters

1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size)
Publisher
Imago – Rimini, 2019
Limited Edition
499 copies
Binding
Black velvet with metal applications and a red center garnet
Commentary
1 volume
Language: German
More Information
Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
Regular price without login (used)6,780 €
Login for a Better Price!
  1. Matching Works

Matching Works

New Testament

New Testament

A Gothic picture Bible from the Vatican Library: almost 100 miniatures in gold and silver from the life and works of Christ

Experience More
Matthew Merian's Bible of 1630 - Old Testament

Matthew Merian's Bible of 1630 - Old Testament

From one of the most famous copperplate engravers in history: 157 colorful pictures of the Old Testament by Matthäus Merian the Elder

Experience More
Publisher