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Columbine and Cherry in Model Book of Calligraphy, Joris Hoefnagel, illuminator; Georg Bocskay, scribe. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment.

European Columbines and Sweet Cherry;Mira calligraphiae monumenta - by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died - written 1561 - illumination added about 1591 - 1596 - via Getty Museum

Black Cumins and Insect; Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600), and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died 1575); Vienna, Austria; 1561 - 1562; illumination added 1591 - 1596; Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 16.6 x 12.4 cm (6 9/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Ms. 20, fol. 110. High res image from the Getty Museum.

heaveninawildflower: “ Black Cumin and Insect - illumination added 1591 - 1596 ). Watercolour, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died.

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Ringlet, False Jerusalem Cherry, and Milkwort, Joris Hoefnagel illuminator, Mira calligraphiae monumenta

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nends: “ Mirra Calligraphiae Monumenta - Joris Hoefnagel, Flemish illustrator, century ” that caterpillar is amazing.

Mayfly, Red Campion, and Pear,  Joris Hoefnagel illuminator, Mira calligraphiae monumenta 86.MV.527.

Mayfly, Red Campion, and Pear -- Mira calligraphiae monumenta - by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died - written 1561 - illumination added about 1591 - 1596 - via Getty Museum

theartfulgene:  These are pages from an absolutely extraordinary...

theartfulgene: “ These are pages from an absolutely extraordinary book called Mira calligraphiae monumenta. The book was first written by Georg Bocskay in a showcase of the highest quality.

Joris Hoefnagel (illuminator)  [Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600], and Georg Bocskay (scribe)  [Hungarian, died 1575],                  		            Blackberry and Nottingham Catchfly,                      		        Flemish and Hungarian, 1561 - 1562

Blackberry and Nottingham Catchfly. Watercolour, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died

Величайший миниатюрист эпохи Ренессанса, голландский художник Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1601)

design-is-fine: “ Joris Hoefnagel, illuminatior & Georg Bocskay, scribe, pages from Mira Calligraphiae monumenta, Via Getty Search ”

Величайший миниатюрист эпохи Ренессанса, голландский художник Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1601)

Mira calligraphiae monumenta - by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died - written 1561 - illumination added about 1591 - 1596 - via Getty Museum

Joris Hoefnagel, illuminator [Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600] and Georg Bocskay, scribe [Hungarian, died 1575] , Hyssop, Insect, and Cuckoo Flower.

Hyssop, Insect, and Cuckoo Flower; Mira calligraphiae monumenta - by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died - written 1561 - illumination added about 1591 - 1596 - via Getty Museum

Wainscot, French Rose, Wasplike Insect, English Daisy, and Caterpillar; Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600), and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died 1575); Vienna, Austria; 1561 - 1562; illumination added 1591 - 1596; Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 16.6 x 12.4 cm (6 9/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Ms. 20, fol. 11

Wainscot, French Rose, Wasplike Insect, English Daisy, and Caterpillar (Getty Museum)

themagiclantern:    applepieskies:marsiouxpial:    In 1561-62 Georg Bocskay, imperial secretary to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I, inscribed the Mira calligraphiae monumenta as a testament to his preeminence among scribes. He assembled a vast selection of contemporary and historical scripts, which nearly thirty years later were further embellished by Joris Hoefnagel, Europe’s last great manuscript illuminator

Unidentifiable caterpillar, common pear, pink tulip (white bordered) and purple snail by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish, from Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta, illuminated by Joris Hoefnagel with calligraphy by Georg Bocskay

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Mira calligraphiae monumenta - by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died - written 1561 - illumination added about 1591 - 1596 - via Getty Museum

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