Auction 89, Lot 363

"Illuminated leaf",

Subject: Illuminated leaf

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

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Size:
4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm

Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type with an illuminated capital in red and gold. The text is surrounded by elaborate scenes, in full original color, which are iron engravings. Printed vellum Book of Hours leaves are very scarce, as they were only produced between 1496 and 1530. Some color bleeding in margins, which can easily be covered in framing.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/8/1999

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