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Large, Richly Illuminated Breviary Leaf, Bologna, 1480

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Large, Richly Illuminated Breviary Leaf, Bologna, 1480
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Description
Large double parchment leaf from a splendid, late-medieval prayer book
Bologna, around 1480
Two unusually nice, hand-painted, historicising initials in green, red, blue, white and gilt heightenings
With masterly miniatures in center and with fleuronnés extending over the entire font size
Two columns, 32-line Latin manuscript in brown and red ink
18 large penwork initials with fillers and extensions, alternating in red and blue
Text area: 23.5 x 17 cm
Splendid miniatures with initials: ca. 4.5 x 4.5 cm
Height of marginal borders: 27 and 24 cm
Excellently preserved book painting, color in fresh impression and without rubbings
As far as endownment is concerned, this is a rare and valuable document of late-medieval book painting

Condition:

Excellently preserved book painting, color in fresh impression and without rubbings.


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Large, Richly Illuminated Breviary Leaf, Bologna, 1480

Estimate €2,400 - €3,000
Mar 23, 2015
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Starting Price €1,500
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0007: Large, Richly Illuminated Breviary Leaf, Bologna, 1480

Sold for €1,500
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Est. €2,400 - €3,000Starting Price €1,500
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Mar 23, 2015 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0007 Details

Description
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Large double parchment leaf from a splendid, late-medieval prayer book
Bologna, around 1480
Two unusually nice, hand-painted, historicising initials in green, red, blue, white and gilt heightenings
With masterly miniatures in center and with fleuronnés extending over the entire font size
Two columns, 32-line Latin manuscript in brown and red ink
18 large penwork initials with fillers and extensions, alternating in red and blue
Text area: 23.5 x 17 cm
Splendid miniatures with initials: ca. 4.5 x 4.5 cm
Height of marginal borders: 27 and 24 cm
Excellently preserved book painting, color in fresh impression and without rubbings
As far as endownment is concerned, this is a rare and valuable document of late-medieval book painting

Condition:

Excellently preserved book painting, color in fresh impression and without rubbings.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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