The Beatus Lorvao codex is preserved in the National Archives of the Torre do Tombo (signature Cod. 160), in Lisbon (Portugal). This corresponds to a Portuguese Blessed manuscript of the year 1189, by Aegean in the monastery of San Mamede de Lorvao. The original codex binding retains the most beautiful of all the blessed.
“The codex most complete manuscripts belonging to the oldest pictorial tradition of the Blessed (Family 1). Many of his illustrations are the only testimony that has survived from this original tradition.” Peter K. Klein.
It uses a linear style and a great abstraction, exhibiting iconography based on very close to the original manuscript of Blessed models.
Features of this extraordinary facsimile edition:
Illustrations: 88 miniatures.
Length: 446 pages of parchment.
Dimensions: 26.5 x 36 cm.
Bound in embossed leather on wood with bronze fittings and locks and skin
Numbered limited edition of 999 copies authenticated by a notary.
The fax is delivered in a beautiful, large enclosed case, lined in microfibre with golden brown, format 36 x 43.5 x 13 cm.
With an extensive and illustrated book study by the prestigious Professor Peter K. Klein. Jacket hardcover format with color, 25 x 34.2 cm. 256 pages. Texts in Spanish and English.
“It’s a totally perfect reproduction that deserves public recognition for achieving evoke in me the few facsimiles achieved and is a literal journey through time, thanks to his pages exquisite declarer play, its special perfume, his legible handwriting, magnificent and impressive miniatures, and his equally magnificent binding. Sincerely, thanks for the medieval magic of Lorvao. “Peter K. Klein.
It is an extraordinary, different and unique in its pictorial style Beato; one of the few blessed lit outside Spain, and a codex that must be present in every good collector of these works.
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