Installing the Wigalois manuscript in the Rheinisches Museum. A courier reports.
Tag: German Literature
The remarkable style of the miniatures, perhaps influenced by medieval tapestries, is clearly distinct from the contemporary Arthurian iconography, dominated by Parisian illuminators.
The text wasn’t like anything readers had ever read before, not in as far as its content was concerned, nor in its structure. It seemed to belong more to the world of poetry than to that of prose.