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Book of Hours miniature painting manuscript with gold Paris 1490
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Book of Hours miniature painting manuscript with gold Paris 1490

Medieval manuscript leaf from a beautiful decorated French book of hours, the leaf is emblazed with two miniature paintings, Saint Claudius, a one sided border in different colours, golden decoration and three initials. Published in Paris, about 1490.

SIZE: Leaf about h 21,3 cm x w 13.6 cm

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Medieval manuscript leaf from a beautiful decorated French book of hours, the leaf is emblazed with two miniature paintings, a one sided border in different colours, golden decoration and three initials. Published in Paris, about 1490.

DESCRIPTION:
Wonderful vellum leaf from a French book of hours with two small miniature paintings in gold and colours, Paris, about 1490.
Each miniature painting shows a saint, one of them Saint Claudius,  and each side is furthermore decorated with a beautiful ornamental border.

- 24 lines, written by in brown and red ink in a gothic bookhand
- recto and verso with one-sided illuminated border
- 2 10-line-high miniatures in gold and colours
- 2 two-line initials in gold on red ground
- 1 two-line initial in gold on blue ground
- 1 line filler in gold on blue ground

SIZE:
Leaf: about h 21,3 cm x w 13.6 cm
Scripture size: about h 12.5 cm x w 6.9 cm
Miniature size: about h 5.2 cm  x w 4.4 cm

CONDITION:
- very good condition
- slight stains and browning

Book of Hours miniature painting manuscript with gold Paris 1490
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