Many of the phenomena of Winter
Many of the phenomena of winter
are suggestive of an
inexpressible tenderness and fragile delicacy.
We are accustomed
to hear this king described
as a rude and boisterous tyrant;
but with the gentleness of a lover
he adorns the tresses of summer.
Author Henry David Thoreau
A BOOK OF HOURS
Page No. 59
Title: Many of the phenomena of Winter
This Book of Hours is a book about Time –
the passing of the hours, weeks and years
are illustrated, illuminated and lettered in fine detail.
The chapters on the seasons of the year and
the seasons of life --
From birth through death and on into eternity,
speak poetically about each stage of life.
The entire book was created on calfskin (genuine vellum),
painted with watercolor and
illuminated with 23.75k gold leaf and powder.
An article describing the making of this book is in
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