Illuminated leaf from a Book of Hours. France (Beauvais), c.
FRENCH ILLUMINATOR (1400)
Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.
Two-line initial in burnished gold on pink and blue ground, pink, blue and gold marginal extension forming a full border, 25 one-line initials in gold and blue alternately with penwork decoration in a contrasting colour.Size of leaf: 178 x 137mm. 21 lines in a gothic hand.
The text includes the opening of Psalm 51. 1-8. In small black folder.
Stock Code: 34473