Archive for Month: January 2012
Inspired by a Luttrell Psalter Illumination
A beautiful illumination in the Luttrell psalter. Not Sir Geoffrey Luttrell but Friedrich I Barbarossa, the Holy Roman Emperor (1122-1190). Friedrich is embarking on the Third Crusade. Seeing him off are his mother and his beloved spouse. On his way to the Holy Land, Friedrich passed through Rascia (now […]
Nowdays Bathing Beauties in the Forties The Roaring Twenties Photoshopped daguerrotype.