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
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)
- Nombre de livres
- Manuscrits, Religion
- Auteur/ Illustrateur
- Titre du livre
- 13th C. Vellum leaf from a French book of psalms
- Très bon état
- Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
- Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus récent
- 1ère édition
- Langue originale
- Illustrations mise en couleurs à la main
- Nombre de pages
- 52×39 cm