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The last, and by much the most splendid illumination, is that for which the artists of the middle age, and especially the old illuminators, seem to have reserved all their powers, and upon which they lavished all their stock of gold, ultramarine and carmine. ” A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two, - Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
Here he painted some prophets and the patriarchs, with the heads of the tribes, sixteen figures in all, on an ultramarine ground, now much damaged, without other ornamentation. ” The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8), - Giorgio Vasari.

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