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Book of Hours leaf miniature painting God the Father 1450
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Book of Hours leaf miniature painting God the Father 1450

Illuminated medieval manuscript folium from a Book of Hours. With detailed miniature painting of the 'God the Father' with the symbols of the four evangelists surrounded by fine ornamental  and tendril decor in splendid colours and gold. Published in Northern France, about 1450.

SIZE: leaf: about h 20.2 cm x w 15.2 cm
          miniature: about h 10.0 x w 7.0 cm
          frame: about h 38.0 x w 31.0 cm

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Product no.: 422059855

7.490,00 €

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Spectacular very rare und splendid illuminated medieval manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours in Latin. With detailed and rare big miniature painting of the "God the Father"  and the symbols of four evangelists with fine border in bright colours and gold. Published in Northern France, about 1450.

DESCRIPTION:
Unique vellum leaf from a medieval scriptorium: splendid miniature painting from a Northern French Book of Hours, about 1450. The painting shows the 'God the Father' and the symbols of the four evangelists. It is surrounded by a wide and very fine border decoration in bright colours and gold and four lines text in Latin under the miniature. On the reverse side 16 text lines in brown ink.
The leaf is surrounded by a very rare and spectacular Empire style frame with floral ornaments and swans, massive coniferous wood, partially with leaf gold.

FRONT:
- large miniature painting in gold and colours: God the Father
- fine border with flowers and fruits and 6 fabulous creatures
- 4 lines text in brown ink

BACK:
- 16 lines Latin text in brown ink

SIZE:
leaf: about h 20.2 cm x w 15.2 cm
Miniature: about h 10.0 cm x w 7.0 cm
Frame: about h 38,0 x w 31,0 cm

CONDITION:
- in very good condition
- very rare miniature painting
- very rare antique frame

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