Manuscript

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

Codicology

Produced: Paris, 1325-1350
Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Type: Bestiary
Language: French
Folios: 95
Author: Richard de Fournival
Illustrated: Yes
Illustrator: Richard de Montbaston
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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