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The illumination illustrates and decorates the manuscripts from the birth of the codex (4th century AD) to the invention of printing (15th century AD)

Made on goat or calf parchment, the images of the Western manuscript illustrate herbaria, chronicles, texts from Antiquity, novels of chivalry, bibles, books of hours, antiphonaies.

Painted with organic pigments made with plants, stones, earth, animals, metals according to the precepts of Pliny the Elder and Cennino Cenini.

The motifs and techniques of Western illumination offer a richness and diversity that can be explored endlessly .

The realizations

Historical pigments


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Atelier Or & D Cor Ancienne Poudrerie, Rue Auguste Fabre 13250 Saint-Chamas

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