Manuscript image from French edition of The Decameron (Les cent nouvelles) [late 15th century], from British Library Royal 19EI, fol. 1

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Title

Manuscript image from French edition of The Decameron (Les cent nouvelles) [late 15th century], from British Library Royal 19EI, fol. 1

Subject

Manuscript illumination

Description

This French edition of The Decameron (c. 1473-1483) includes an illustration of this French translation being presented to Jean, Duke of Berry (1340-1416), who is dressed in red and gold. The man in blue, Laurent de Premierfait (1380-1418) is presenting a copy of this French edition to the Duke. An elaborate border of the royal arms of England surrounds the image.

Creator

Laurent de Premierfait (1380-1418), translator

Publisher

Date

c. 1473-1483

Contributor

Brittany Wissel

Rights

Language

French

Type

Still Image

Coverage

France
Late Middle Ages (c. 1300-1500)
15th century
c 1473-1483

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Manuscript image

Physical Dimensions

470 x 315 (290 x 185) mm

Files

Decameron (Les cent nouvelles) .jpg

Citation

Laurent de Premierfait (1380-1418), translator, “Manuscript image from French edition of The Decameron (Les cent nouvelles) [late 15th century], from British Library Royal 19EI, fol. 1,” Medieval Hollywood, accessed June 16, 2024, https://medievalhollywood.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/83.

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