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Circa 1475 Medieval Dutch Book of Hours Leaf Vellum Exquisite Pen Work Delft

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Seller: griffonsmanuscripts (6,090) 99.6%, Location: Saint Petersburg, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 302525187441 Click on the image for a detailed view. This is a leaf from a Book of Hours, Holland - Delft, in Dutch, circa 1475th century, possibly from the workshop of the Convent of St. Agnes, on vellum (177 x 125mm). “This leaf is an excellent example of the highpoint of the pemmanship for which the Delft manuscripts were famous.” [The Jeanne Mills Blackburn Collection of Manuscript Iluminations, Stephen N. Fliegel 1999 The Cleveland Museum of Art, page 57] There are twenty-one lines of Gothic script in black ink, ruled in brown, with versal initials alternating in blue and red inks, delicate floral pen work in red and blue inks create an exquisite the panel border known as “block group”; major initial in blue pen work infilled with a floral on rectangular grounds. Additionally, there is a small Tabernacle in gold, located to the left of the large initial"O"> The verso: twenty-one lines of gothic script. Provance: Bruce Ferrini, Akron; Swann Galleries of New York City). Condition of this leaf is fone [F]. A Great Gift For Any Manuscript Collector We Now Accept PayPal! We Ship Worldwide. Please Contact Us For a Free Shipping Quote! Subject: Religion, Meditations, Original/Facsimile: Original, Binding: Unbound, Place of Publication: Holland, Date of Publication: 1475, Language: Dutch, Region: Europe

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