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Book of Hours vellum leaf 2 miniature paintings Bruges 1455-60
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Book of Hours vellum leaf 2 miniature paintings Bruges 1455-60

Medieval manuscript leaf from a flemish Book of Hours: The vellum leaf is decorated with two splendid miniature paintings and a filigree border. Flanders/ Bruges, 1455-60.

SIZE:
about h 18,2 cm x w 12,3 cm

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Medieval manuscript leaf from a flemish Book of Hours: The vellum leaf is decorated with two splendid miniature paintings and a filigree border. Flanders/ Bruges, 1455-60.

DESCRIPTION:
Manuscript leaf from a Flemish Book of Hours in high-contrasting colouring and gold, 1455-60. Recto the filigree miniature painting illustrates Bartholomew the Apostle in blue and red robe, standing at a patio before landscape scenery and holding a knife in his left hand. Verso St. Antonius Abbas is illustrated, in black robe he is standing in an open room scenery while holding a book and a staff in his hands.

Both sides with 18 lines Latin text, gothic type, in brown ink and rubrication in red. The text fields are both decorated with a beautiful gold initial on blue and red ground. Each text field is surrounded by a lovely arranged border with tendril and leafage ornaments in different colours and gold as well as a stave.

SIZE:
leaf: about h 18,2 cm x w 12,3 cm
miniature: each about h 4,0 cm x w 4,6 cm
 
CONDITION:
- very good preservation
- gold decoration partly with minimal damages
- colour blurring at one initial
- slightly age toning and minimal stains

Book of Hours vellum leaf 2 miniature paintings Bruges 1455-60 Book of Hours vellum leaf 2 miniature paintings Bruges 1455-60 Book of Hours vellum leaf 2 miniature paintings Bruges 1455-60
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