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Five leaves with large and small miniatures from an illuminated Book of Hours, in Latin, on vellum [northern France (Paris), c.1490-1510]
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Five leaves with large and small miniatures from an illuminated Book of Hours, in Latin, on vellum [northern France (Paris), c.1490-1510]
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Five leaves with large and small miniatures from an illuminated Book of Hours, in Latin, on vellum [northern France (Paris), c.1490-1510]
5 leaves: (a) 3 single leaves, 150mm. by 108mm., with three-quarter page miniatures of the Visitation, the Annunciation to the Shepherds and the Presentation in the Temple by the prolific Master of the Chronique scandaleuse (fl.1490-1510; see also lots 21 and 57), above four lines of text (for the Hours of the Virgin at Lauds, Terce and None), with 3-line initials in blue on red grounds with white and gold penwork, full borders of coloured acanthus and flowers on vellum and gold, the versos with 22 lines of text (written space: 100mm. by 60mm.), capitals touched in yellow, rubrics in red, one- and 2-line initials and line-fillers in gold on red and blue grounds with gold penwork, areas of pigment loss and rubbed in places, vellum cockled; and (b) 2 single leaves with small miniatures of Christ being Mocked and the Flagellation (for the Passion of Christ), from the same Book of Hours, in good condition
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