Discussion in 'History' started by Ringel05, Nov 11, 2011.
BBC News - The Middle Ages in colour
Yes, the medieval art can be quite stunning. The Bayeaux Tapestry was commisioned in 1083 and is stunning in person. It is like a movie and is around 300 feet long and it adorns the walls of a cathedral in Bayeaux (of course) and even being that old and having survived a fire it is still amazingly bright and clear.
They don't make crayons like they used to.
Seriously tho- awesome.
Wow...that painting of Henry VIII presenting him as the "Blessed Man" is the height of his ego-mania.
True but he had nothing on a certain later age Emperor...........
the antichrist to some ring
the blues are so vivid
i embroidered the symbol on the left....our left....on a dress jacket...when i was young.....took forever
They are all staged paintings. We don't know if the subjects were true renditions or embellished by the artist. Hollywood managed to colorize The Wizard of Oz. So what?
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