Figaro from 'Il Barbiere di Siviglia' by Gioacchino Rossini
was the 'Largo al factotum della citta', a jack-of-all-trades.
This is the homepage of Roger Marcus.
Copy of 16th century manuscript on calf skin, written with
goose feathers, and illuminated with 24 carat gold.
calligraphy and illumination by Roger Marcus