Manuscript: fr. 15213
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 15213
(Bestiaire d'amour / Aesop's Fables)
 

Produced: Paris, 1325-1350

Language: French

Author: Richard de Fournival
Illustrator: Richard de Montbaston
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Folios: 95  Height:   cm   Width:   cm

Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Family: n/a

 



Source: Bibliothèque Nationale de France - fr. 15213 | Copyright 2004 Copyright 2004 Bibliothèque Nationale de France | Folio 83v


 
Description

A copy of Aesop's Fables (an anonymous translation of Novus Aesopus by Nequam) is on folios 1r - 56v. The Bestiaire d'amour of Richard de Fournival is on folios 57r - 95v.

Both are richly illustrated, probably by the same artist, with liberal use of gold. The are many ornate initials.


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Digital facsimiles: Bibliothèque Nationale de France (partial)

 

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