Medieval manuscripts usually live tucked away in the world's libraries, and are seldom seen in public, leaving medieval art lovers with expensive facsimile editions as a disappointing substitute. But in the Dutch town of Nijmegen, 60 km southeast of Utrecht, there's a rare opportunity to see the real thing.
For the first time since the 15th century, brothers Herman, Paul and Jean Limbourg's brilliant and colorful miniature illuminations will be shown together at the Valkhof Museum in "The Limbourg Brothers, Nijmegen Masters at the French Court (1400-1416)" until Nov. 20. The exhibition shows four out of six...
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