Auction 89, Lot 366

"Illuminated leaf",

Subject: Illuminated leaf

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

Color:

Size:
4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm

Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type with illuminated capitals in red, blue and gold on both sides. 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.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $130 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/8/1999

Archived