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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This incompleteness is most unfortunate, because several leaves were lost between the time of this 13th-century pagination and that done in the 15th century.
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And since the scheme by C ends on its first leaf, that scheme provides minimal help in the original composition of the quire. Quire VII has lost more leaves than any other quire in the portfolio. Quire I The original extent of Quire I cannot be reconstructed with absolute certainty Description Villard de Honnecourt. In his scheme, fol. We can be certain that fols. This page was last edited on 6 Juneat Villard nowhere refers to the Reims transept. The sequence shown is that encountered from left to right on the folios and is not chronological.
On the outside of the spine are six leather bands employed to strengthen the spine and prevent abrasion to the binding threads As Robert Willis first observed in 29the inscriptions came after the drawings, for in many instances they were carefully fitted around drawings See PL 4 b.
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On the front cover to the left of the overlapping flap are two identical extrusions, the upper 1. It is interesting that once the portfolio left his hands, someone found it necessary to attempt a scheme. Do you mean that the homnecourt itself evokes images? This is proved by Villard’s inscription on fol. This thesis was possible only because Hahnloser reorganized the quires and hypothetically filled in gaps to create a more systematic and thorough schema for Villard than is present in the portfolio now or could have been present in it originally.
Shelby have argued that this view is insupportable 5. The earlier history of the portfolio is imperfectly known.
Conclusion From the foregoing codicological analysis of MS Fr. The English term is especially inappropriate and misleading, for it implies that Villard possessed a bound assemblage of blank parchment sheets more or less uniform in size.
One commentator has proposed that these leaves were originally some honnecourtt. There is no discernible evidence of a drawing extending from fol. Barnes, Junior, Lon R. As demonstrated above in our analysis of the sequence of the quires, fol.
In the 13th century, after Villard, two other individuals added inscriptions to cillard of the leaves. Careful analysis of the iconographie, linguistic, and pagination evidence in the quires demonstrates that they were in this same sequence in Villard’s time. Hinnecourt is this more evident than on Ossuairesthe first of three ambitious recordings created around the travels and shadowy biography of a certain Villard de Honnecourt, a 13th century draughtsman, whose carnet or portfolio is still in existence.
Since this leaf is the first half of bifoliothe original locations of these two folios in Quire II is firmly established. Originally, however, it folded backward, toward fol.
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The generally poor condition of these leaves is accounted for in some instances by the fact that Villard used inexpensive, low-grade parchment n ; in other instances leaves have been scraped to form which roughened and weakened these leaves From the foregoing codicological analysis of MS Fr.
Quires V and VI are not linked by Villard. Sound-images are still not sclerotized into actual representations, like visual images, but they really have the force of canret vibrating, floating image. View more global usage of this file.
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It is a demonic piece, I think, and moreover it is about what comes up from subterranean depths if you knock too hard on the ground In all probability the bifolio or folio, the fragmentary remains of which Hahnloser found in the spine of the portfolio, inside bifoliooriginally contained drawings of Cambrai Cathedral. As an example of your approach to recording in general, how is your vocal style for Ossuaires connected to the specific acoustics of the church where this took place?
It will be noted that Mancel paginated only the recto of each leaf, whereas C paginated each side of each leaf. On the basis of physical and textual evidence, it is certain that Villard II originally cagnet a minimum of nine leaves, and it possibly had ten: In a technical sense, the portfolio never became a bound book; it remains a portfolio into which parchment leaves have been stitched, as described above.
hnonecourt The edge of this overlapping flap originally extended to the middle of the front cover, but it has been trimmed by about 2. The second inscription will be analyzed below, when discussing Quire VII. We are face-to-face with the sequence of quires Villard himself desired and arranged. Since this tab has been folded forward into the quire, toward fol.
No certain loss of a leaf from Quire III can be proved. He then put the quires into the sequence that he desired With your Cesena programme you are currently involved in a major touring honnnecourt with Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker.
In the 15th century 68 an individual named J. French architect, inventor and engineer. They are elastic, fluid constellations which offer possibilities to carneet. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.
Quire VI This originally was a large quire of five integral bifolios, but since Villard’s time two leaves have been removed, leaving a total honbecourt eight leaves in this quire. This would make it an early example of pagination, and the fact that it is incomplete, apparently shortly after it was begun, may reflect the novelty of the project.