Bodleian Library - Bodley Bestiary Wall Calendar 2021
Standard wall calendar 300 x 300 mm (opening to 300 x 600mm - image on top half and large datepad below); 12 beautiful monthly colour plates; Cellophane wrapped, with stiffening board. Images from the MoDA collection and produced by the British company Flame Tree Publishing.
The Art -
The Bodley Bestiary is a medieval manuscript illuminated in Southern England around 1225–50. This beautiful calendar features 12 incredible illustrations of animals and birds, real or legendary, which were used to draw out moral and religious lessons from the accompanying stories. Widely popular during the medieval period, these images continue to be much-loved. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month’s views.