Subject: Illuminated leaf
Period: 1526 (published)
Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn
4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm
Vellum leaf from a scarce Book of Hours printed in Gothic textura type with illuminated capitals in red, blue and gold on both sides. The text is surrounded by elaborate scenes, which are iron engravings. Printed vellum Book of Hours leaves are very scarce, as they were only produced between 1496 and 1530.