Carnet de Villard de Honnecourt. d’après le manuscrit conservé à la Bibliothèque nationale de Paris, n ° Description matérielle: p. dont 66 p. de pl. In the footsteps of Villard de Honnecourt Villard de Honnecourt, a 13th century draughtsman, whose carnet or portfolio is still in existence. Review of Alain Erlande-Brandenburg et alia, Carnet de Villard de Honnecourt, in Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences, vol.

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Villard wanted the drawing of the Reims nave elevation on fol. Finally, sometime after the pagination by C but before Mancel’s 15th-century pagination, C’s fol. There is no discernible evidence of a drawing extending from fol.

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Quire VII has lost more leaves than any other quire in the portfolio. Your recording of Ossuaires represents the first of a trilogy associated with Villard de Honnecourt. At the same time you feel that Gothic art is made for the walking eye, constantly affected by honecourt and unexpected visual but also auditory events.

In the gutter on fol. Of course there were carrnet styles, but they were all the time refreshed and contaminated by new singers from different places. There are, however, firm iconographie and linguistic linkages.

Hojnecourt can choose suitable software from this list. How were the drawings originally maintained by Villard? Conclusion From the foregoing codicological analysis of MS Fr. SHELBY This study of the Villard portfolio does not address the critical question of who Villard was, but its results do not support the traditional interpretation that he produced his drawings and inscriptions on the basis of experience or expertise in architectural design and construction.

Other examples will be given below. The onesided- ness of Hahnloser’s and Frankl’ s interpretations is gradually giving way to a more balanced view and to new questioning about the nature and purpose of Villard’s This study is a part of this re-evaluation re.


Beyond this, nothing whatsoever is known of the composition or content of Quire VII in Mancel’s time or earlier, and it is thus futile to speculate on either Clearly a leaf which he numbered xi is missing and this leaf originally was integrally connected with fol. We know nothing whatsoever. If repertories have a life in themselves, I think they are treated well by me and my musicians, because we really try to bring them to the limit of their potentialities.

One example has already been in discussing the linkage between Quires IV and V, namely, Villard’s statement. This assemblage of portfolio and leaves is commonly termed an album in French and a sketchbook in English.

This is villsrd not about the question of whether ornaments were added or not, or if this or that ornament was appropriate to the style. The two quires are of course related by subject matter, both containing drawings of Reims Cathedral. The Chartres Cathedral west facade rose on fol. But several types of 13th-century evidence for the original placements of individual bifolios and folios are available. The first of these was that the Villard portfolio was a Bauhiittenbuch, a carneh manual from a northern France building lodge 2.

Matthew from Villard’s Tetramorph fol.

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The page earlier contained an extensive text, but not in Villard’s hand. Mancel also provided another pagination of the portfolio, as becomes evident upon a close comparison of his fol. A little bit like the way that Mary Carruthers has described in her fascinating books on memory. Pagination in the Portfolio [link] Appendix II: But he apparently did not complete this transformation. The honnecort here is that Page criticizes comparisons between objects visual with musicalsymbols, meaning, i.

In black and white: Letters comparable in style and scale appear in the word LEO found on fol.

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There is always some alternative view, but really this is part of the beauty of it. You may view this DjVu file here online. These inscriptions were added after Villard’ s ordering of the quires was completed, as is evident from those inscriptions which refer to a drawing on a facing page that is not the other leaf of the bifolio on which the inscription occurs The album contains about drawings.


Views View Edit History. Using dark ink and writing in a hurried and rather crude hand, this anonymous paginator, whom we call C, lettered fols. This arrangement would have made it possible to secure the loose parchment leaves in the portfolio while Villard travelled. On the front cover to the left of the overlapping flap are two identical extrusions, the upper 1. What Villard had were individual sheets of parchment on which he made drawings of diverse subjects at different times Even if it were correct, the portfolio would have been sufficiently large to contain leaves of these dimensions, since the portfolio is some 2 cm taller than the tallest leaf and sufficiently wide to contain the widest leaves.

This is proved by four observations. What are you setting out to achieve with the film? In this sense I see that there is an important job of work for the artist who is concerned with old art and music to set against that of the exegetes or academics: Views Read Edit View history.

Middle Ages era QS: At least one French scholar went along with Hahnloser’s Bauhiittenbuch designation: