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Just published: new article by Jenny Boulboullé, ‘The Mayerne manuscript Revisited’ in the Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art

Artechne postdoc Jenny Boulboullé has just published a new article in the Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art / Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek (special issue on Lessons in Art), titled ‘Drawn up by a Learned Physician from the Mouths of Artisans. The Mayerne manuscript Revisited’, vol. 68 (1), pp. 204–249. The article is available online through this link.

MS Sloane 2052, fols. 61v-62r, ink recipes apparently written in Mayerne’s hand with self-made red and black inks, London, British Library (photos: © British Library Board).