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BOOK OF HOURS - Miniature from a book of hours.

BOOK OF HOURS - Miniature from a book of hours.
Miniature from a book of hours. - BOOK OF HOURS
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Title : Miniature from a book of hours..
Map maker : BOOK OF HOURS.
Date : Paris early 1500.
Size : 4.5 x 3.1 inches. / 11.5 x 8.0 cm.
Colouring : original colours

Description :Painted on vellum in gold and colours. From a printed book of hours.
The painting shows the visitation of Mary to her cousin Elisabeth, set in a simple landscape.The miniature prefaces the hours of the "Laudes". The scene is surrounded by renaissance borders of pillars and golden penwork, and measures 50 x 60mm. The nine printed lines of text are surrounded by painted golden lines and starts with a capital "D"(eus)in gold and colours.
VERSO: 23 lines of text and are preceded by coloured initials in red or blue.
Medieval manuscript leaf
Condition : This little leaf is in excellent condition, the painting is done in very vivid colours.
A bright miniature from the early period of printed books of hours.

ID: 91321

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