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Philip II of Spain
CARTA EXECUTORIA DE HIDALGUÍA A PEDIMENTO DE PEDRO DE SEGOVIA. GRANADA, DATED 6 FEBRUARY 1562
Estimate
5,0007,000
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Philip II of Spain
CARTA EXECUTORIA DE HIDALGUÍA A PEDIMENTO DE PEDRO DE SEGOVIA. GRANADA, DATED 6 FEBRUARY 1562
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Philip II of Spain
CARTA EXECUTORIA DE HIDALGUÍA A PEDIMENTO DE PEDRO DE SEGOVIA. GRANADA, DATED 6 FEBRUARY 1562
folio (c.315 x 225mm.), manuscript on vellum, i+99 leaves, collation: i22, ii46, iii34-3 (last 3 blanks cancelled), 34 lines, illuminated with four full-page miniatures, a 14-line historiated initial, and numerous 10-line and smaller initials, with a fine marginal ink-drawing of Cain killing Abel with the jawbone of an ass (?) (f.27v); original binding sewn with a thick yellow, green, red, and white cord, on four bands and bound in red velvet over pasteboards made with printed and manuscript waste, red silk pastedowns, in a modern protective red velvet wrapper
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Provenance

unidentified red ink-stamp (Lugt 642d) on f.1r

Catalogue Note

The subjects of the four full-page miniatures are: the Annunciation, facing the Adoration of the Shepherds (ff.2v–3r), and St James Conquering the Moors, facing the Arms of Pedro of Segovia (ff.3v–4r), lettered in gold in their borders "Ihesus Maria / Don Filippe por / la gracia de dios / rey de Castilla / de Leon, de Arago(n) / de las dos / Secilias"; the fine historiated initial depicts King Philip II of Spain in armour, holding a sword and orb, half-length (f.97v).

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