The Codex Manesse, or Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift is a Liederhandschrift (book of songs/poetry), the single most comprehensive source of Middle High German Minne song poetry, written and illustrated between ca. 1304 when the main part was completed, and ca. 1340 with the addenda. The codex was produced in Zürich, for the Manesse family. The manuscript is “the most beautifully illumined German manuscript in centuries;” it’s 137 miniatures are a series of “portraits” depicting each poet.

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Heinrich von Frauenberg
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Der Herzog von Anhalt
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Graf Wernher von Homberg
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Out Of Stock

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Walther von Klingen
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Dietmar von Ast
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Wernher von Teufen
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Der Schenk von Limpurg
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Birkart von Hohenfels
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Hiltbold von Schwangau
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Wilhelm von Heinzenburg
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Leuthold von Seven
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Walther von Metze
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Bergner von Horheim
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Hartmann von Aue
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Out Of Stock

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Albrecht Marschall von Rapperswil
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Otto vom Turne
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Der von Wildonie
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Von Suonegge
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Von Scharpfenberg
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Der Winsbeke
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Die Winsbekin
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Heinrich Hetzbold von Weißensee
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Konrad von Altstetten
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Konrad von Altstetten
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Konrad von Altstetten
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Konrad von Altstetten
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Bruno von Hornberg
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Hartmann von Starkenberg
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Goeli
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Der Tannhäuser
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Von Wengen
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

 380,00

Scriptorium info
Title: Codex Manesse. Herr Alram von Gresten
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010

Original info:
Title: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift
Year: ca. 1305-1340
Origin: Zürich, Germany
Painter: unknown

Three examples from the original manuscript which the artworks above are inspired and reconstructed after.

52r Herr Walther Von Klingen
43v Graf Wernher Von Homberg
17r Der Herzog Von Anhalt