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Auction 93, Lot 446

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Hardouin, Gilles

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1510 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 7.6 inches
12.4 x 19.3 cm
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This unusual vellum leaf is printed in Latin and French. On the verso there are instructions in French about the time of the prayers, and on the recto are prayers to the Saints Genovesa and Apolonia with a hand painted miniature. The borders at both sides are decorated with hand painted acanthus leaves, flowers and fruit in orange, blue, green and white on a background of liquid gold.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $475 - $550


Closed on 12/6/2000