Manuscript

Wormsley Library, MS BM 3747

Codicology

Produced: England, 1275-1300
Location: Wormsley Library (Wormsley Estate), UK
Type: Bestiary
Family: Second
Language: Latin
Folios: 30
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Vellum
Script: Gothic
Dimensions: Height: 23 cm Width: 17.2 cm

Description

102 unframed illustrations (of which 4 are of half-page and 7 of quarter-page) drawn by one skillful artist. Illustrations executed by a quill in red and dark brown ink, some with added pale yellow wash. Brown contouroutlining illustrations is not constant, but consists of short lines. Added red strokes emphasize the details of the clothes and of other textures. [Dines, A frenchmodeled English bestiary: Wormsley Library MSBM 3747]

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