Illuminated leaf on vellum from a Book of Hours. France, c.
BOOK OF HOURS (1450)
Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.
2 two-line initials in burnished gold on grounds of pink and blue with white tracery, 2 line-fillers in similar colours. Size of leaf: 221 x 150mm. (text area: 103 x 72mm.). 16 lines of text in a gothic hand.
Although there is only limited illumination this leaf has very wide margins and is of great visual appeal.
Stock Code: 34112