Art fair visitors often approach us at our stand and say to us:
"I am interested in collecting medieval illuminated manuscripts, but I'm not sure where to begin."
First and foremost, you should love the artworks with which you live, so we always advise you to get a good sense of what aesthetic styles and what themes attract you the most. From there, knowing your budget is also essential. Below, you will find our Top Ten suggestions for great works of illumination that are perfect for the beginning collector.
The world's history as French history
Medieval French "world" chronicles often recount history as a fairly direct line from biblical history, through ancient battles in Troy and Rome, to the foundation of Christian France, and up to the time in which the history was written.