Franco dei Russi was a superstar in Northern Italian Renaissance courts.

He was one of the most sought after artists at the Este court in Ferrara where he illuminated a two-volume Bible that cost twice as much as the fresco decoration of the court’s palace.

Check out more of his illuminations here.

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