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Roberto Demon

January 25, 2010

Spotted on Boing Boing today:

The Morgan Library in New York is currenty exhibiting one of the great masterworks of medieval illumination, the Hours of Catherine of Cleves. All 157 miniatures have also been digitized.

Anyone who likes medieval illumination should definitely check it out. Page 75 is a personal favourite, a depiction of Hell itself which upon closer examination appears to be inhabited by a demon with something of a resemblance to everyone’s favourite stabby robot:

roberto demon

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