Publications

Chiara Franceschini
Le Livre de la Vigne: Images of Hell in 15th-century France

In this essay, Chiara Franceschini discusses the extremely imaginative series of miniatures of hell and the Last Things as well as the complex relations between text and image in the Livre de la Vigne, Ms. Douce 134 from the Bodleian Library (1460 circa).

Published by the Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani, to accompany a fac-simile of the Ms. Douce 134 from the Bodleian Library in Oxford, this contribution discusses the extremely rich series of miniatures of hell and infernal punishments and the complex relations between text and image in this unique manuscript, which was produced possibly in the Grand Chartreuse in the region of Grenoble around 1460:

Chiara Franceschini, “Terribili a udirsi, più terribili a vedersi”, in: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana (ed.), Il manoscritto Douce 134: mirabile visione, Roma: Treccani, 2019, pp. 105-135.

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