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Book of Hours vellum leaf miniature painting Rouen St. Denis
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Book of Hours vellum leaf miniature painting Rouen St. Denis

Medieval manuscript leaf from an emblazed book of hours with beautiful miniature painting of St. Denis in strong colours with golden highlights and an extraordinary bordure. France, probably Rouen, about 1485.

SIZE:
about h 12,2 cm x w 8,4 cm

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Medieval manuscript leaf from an emblazed book of hours with beautiful miniature painting of St. Denis in strong colours with golden highlights and an extraordinary bordure. France, probably Rouen, about 1485.

DESCRIPTION:
Vellum leaf from a French book of hours, decorated with an unique miniature painting of the French Saint Denis, probably Rouen, about 1485. Recto the leaf shows a magnificent miniature painting in different colours and golden highlights, below the illustration 3 lines text in dark brown ink, introduced by a 3-line high initial in gold on red ground. The figurative painting is surrounded by an extraordinary bordure with floral motif and mythical creature in vivid colours and golden ornaments. Verso 15 lines text in dark brown ink, furthermore decorated with a floral border in green, blue, red and gold; within the text a two-line high initial in gold on blue ground.

SIZE:
leaf: about h 12,2 cm x w 8,4 cm
miniature: about h 6,1 cm x w 4,3 cm

CONDITION:
- in very good preservation
- sporadic gold or colours slightly rubbed

Book of Hours vellum leaf miniature painting Rouen St. Denis
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