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Late 15th-Century Miniature Hand-Painted Vellum Page from French Book of Hours

Item Details

A miniature French Book of Hours page on vellum, circa 1470 from Flanders, Bruges. The semi-grisaille work features floral decorations and several drop caps in brown, red, black, yellow, and gold. Accompanied by a descriptive insert that details the prayer written on the leaf. The page is held in off-white matting windows, wrapped in protective plastic.

Medium or Materials Plastic
Signature Unsigned

Condition

- slight warping in vellum; smudges appear in surface of paint around the floral decorations.

Dimensions

11.25" W x 14.0" H x 0.25" D

- measures mat/sleeve; visible page measures 2.25" W x 3.5" H.

Item #

17WDC181-023

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