Saturday, November 28, 2015

The Stern Faces of Codex 1602

From the University of Pennsylvania's manuscript Tumblr, some fascinating initial capitals. The manuscript was made in Germany between 1425 and 1450 and provides texts and chants for the office for the dead.

1 comment:

G. Verloren said...

Is it just me, or do the faces themselves look like they were added on later, almost like doodles in the margins?