Manuscript - 13th C. Vellum leaf from a French book of psalms - 1270/1280

Description
Manuscript - 13th C. Vellum leaf from a French book of psalms - 1270/1280
Manuscrits, Religion - Quantité : 1 - Illustrations mise en couleurs à la main - Manuscrit

Late 13th century parchment sheet from a French Bible or Book of Hours, ca. 1280. Handwritten 41-line text in two columns rubrications and vertical ornaments in red and blue, wide margins all around with occasional additional boxed text in the margin, alignments in graphite visible . Long decorated beards.

Dimensions: 30 x 21 cm
Artist Name: French
Medium: Manuscript
Circa: Ca. 1270-1280
Condition: The manuscript is on a soft thin lambskin parchment. Slightly wrinkled from origin.
See the photo's taken by camera for real appearance (less wrinkled then under the scanner)

A rare and impressive example of early vellum manuscripts.

According to info by the previous owner, this leaf belongs to an incomplete book of hours from the North of France (Part of Flanders in the time) once in the possession of a collector from Bruges. The dating is also based on the miniatures present at the time. (North of France 1270-1280)

Informations du lot
Object
Manuscrit
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Manuscrits, Religion
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Manuscript
Titre du livre
13th C. Vellum leaf from a French book of psalms
État
Très bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1270
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus récent
1280
Édition
1ère édition
Langue
Latin
Langue originale
Oui
Reliure
Vélin
Extras
Illustrations mise en couleurs à la main
Nombre de pages
1
Dimensions
52×39 cm
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