The polychromatic Middle Ages

Visual motifs from the Middle Ages, seen through the late-19th century aesthetic lens (and impressive multicolor printing techniques) of the French painter, lithographer, and art historian Auguste Racinet. The sumptuous plates of L’Ornament Polychrome run the gamut from ancient Asian and Egyptian art through to the European 18th century.

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Originally published at culture-making.com.

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