Selected illuminations from the 15th century Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry done by the Frères Limbourg. . . or I look at a lot of art and these are as pretty as it gets .

Calendar page for the month of May.
May. Depicting a May day outing. Collection of the Musée de Condé, Chantilly, France. Google Art via commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frères_Limbourg_-_Très_Riches_Heures_du_duc_de_Berry_-_mois_de_mai_-_Google_Art_Project_cropped.jpg
April. Depicting a betrothal and ladies gathering flowers. (detail)
April. Depicting a betrothal and ladies gathering flowers. (detail) Collection of the Musée de Condé, Chantilly, France. via commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Les_Tres_Riches_Heures_du_duc_de_Berry_avril_detail.jpg
January. Depiction of a winter feast.
January. Depiction of a winter feast. Collection of the Musée Condé, Chantilly, France. via commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Les_Très_Riches_Heures_du_duc_de_Berry_Janvier-2.jpg

 

All images in the public domain in the United States because the artists died over 70 years ago.

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