Auction 92, Lot 445

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Hardouin, Gilles

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1510 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours

Color:

Size:
4.9 x 7.6 inches
12.4 x 19.3 cm

A very fine vellum leaf with miniatures in the text of five Saints. On the recto there is St. Michael slaying the dragon . On the verso there is John the Baptist, John the Evangelist, Peter and Paul. The leaf is further decorated with floral panels and decorative initials.

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Condition: A

Minor stains in margins.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/13/2000

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