Ferdinand I Font Friday

A fascinating article about calligraphy for the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I, in the waning days of hand-lettered books, from Noor Al-Samarrai at Atlas Obscura.

See a Dazzling, Exuberant Renaissance Calligraphy Guide

A masterclass in script, illuminated with an array of curiosities.

Lettering and illumination were done 30 years apart, but are in clear conversation.
Lettering and illumination were done 30 years apart, but are in clear conversation. GETTY MUSEUM OPEN CONTENT PROGRAM4,223