Unique hand painted replicas of historical medieval illustrations and typefaces

Explore the beautiful collection of high-quality gifts, historically accurate and exclusively designed.

Scriptorium.dk recreates and reproduces historic, illustrated handicraft. All of the products are handmade by graphic designer Søren Bie, from his idea that historical illustrations don’t just have to be enjoyed and experienced in books, in museums and through digital media, but also as copy-art which can bring joy and be owned by many.

All of the pieces are handmade in my own studio and with high quality materials. Each work is unique and reproduced only in a few numbers. Every artwork is an authentic, historical and handmade copy.

Scriptorium reconstructs, among other things, illustrated medieval scripts, miniature books, with great detailed beauty in high artistic quality. Recreated, utilizing both the original and my own special techniques, make the artworks look like several hundred years old medieval illustrations.

All the pieces are unique, handcrafted and Danish artworks, which are rarely found anywhere else. All the works can be purchased.

Founder and creator Søren Bie

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Viking Shield

Title: Viking Shield 8
Technique: Painted by hand with acrylic colors and varnishes on pressed wood.
Size: Round 80cm diameter
Weight: 4.1 kg
Created: 2018

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

75,00 

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

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

Book of Hours, use of Rome ca. 1450-1475

85,00 

 

Original info
Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Year: ca. 1450-1475
Origin: Belgium
Painter: William Vrelant

Scriptorium info
Title: The message to the shepherds
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2007-2008

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

75,00 

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

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

Book of Hours, use of Paris. ca. 1475-1499

110,00 

Original info
Title: Book of Hours, use of Paris
Year: ca. 1475-1499
Origin: France
Painter: Maître François (1463-1481) (illumination)

Scriptorium info
Title: Saint Genevieve with an angel and devil on either side, fighting for the flame.
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2008

Book of Hours, use of Rome ca. 1450-1475

85,00 

 

Original info
Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Year: ca. 1450-1475
Origin: Belgium
Painter: William Vrelant

Scriptorium info
Title: Jesus is presented in Jerusalem.
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2007-2008

Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

75,00 

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

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

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Codex Manesse. ca. 1305-1340

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

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

Book of Hours, use of Paris. ca. 1475-1499

110,00 

Scriptorium info
Title: Noli me tangere! (“Do not touch me!”).
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2008

Original info:
Title: Book of Hours, use of Paris
Year: ca. 1475-1499
Origin: France
Painter: Maître François (1463-1481) (illumination)

Book of Hours, use of Rouen. ca. 1475-1499

90,00 

 

Original info
Title: Book of Hours, use of Rouen
Year: ca. 1475-1499
Origin: France
Painter: Maître François

Scriptorium info
Title: Pentecost / Shavuot. Ornaments
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2007-2008

Miniature de Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc) 1450-1500

90,00 

Original info:
Title: Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc)
Year: ca. 1450-1500
Origin: France. Centre Historique des Archives Nationales, Paris, AE II 249
Painter: (unknown)

Scriptorium info
Title: Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc)
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2008

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Viking Shield

Title: Viking Shield 6
Technique: Painted by hand with acrylic colors and varnishes on pressed wood.
Size: Round 80cm diameter
Weight: 4.1 kg
Created: 2018