All Posts by Larisa Grollemond

I’m the Assistant Curator in the Manuscripts Department at the Getty Museum. I hold a BA from New York University and an MA from Hunter College-CUNY. I completed my PhD at the University of Pennsylvania with a dissertation on late-fifteenth-century manuscript culture at the courts of France. My research interests include the interaction of manuscript and print at the end of the Middle Ages, hybrid books, late-medieval and Renaissance court culture, and royal patronage of the arts.
An Introduction to the Bestiary, Book of Beasts in the Medieval World
Griffin (detail), from Book of Flowers, 1460, unknown illuminator, made in France and Belgium. Parchment, 16 1/16 × 11 1/4 in. The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands, Ms.72 A 23, fol. 46

An Introduction to the Bestiary, Book of Beasts in the Medieval World

On the occasion of a new book and the first major exhibition devoted to the bestiary, two curators explore this unique medieval book and its long influence

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