"[Illuminated Leaf]", Luc Antonio Giunta
Subject: Early Printing
Period: 1520 (published)
Publication: Pontificale secundum ritus sacrosancte Romanae ecclesie
Color: Hand Color
9.5 x 13.5 inches
24.1 x 34.3 cm
A fine leaf from this liturgical book that contains the rites for the performance of Episcopal functions. It is printed in red and black ink, in two columns. The recto includes a beautifully illuminated, five-line initial in red, blue, white and gold. In the text is a woodblock illustration of the pope receiving a visitor.