Original leaf from a book of hours with beautiful penwork and gold leaf. Manuscript on parchment, from the Southern Netherlands, possibly Ghent, around 1450. This is folio 42 from the manuscript as can be read in a later handwriting.
The text is from Exodus 15: 12-19: The song of Moses at the Red Sea
With initials in gold leaf, against blue penwork or blue initials against a background of red penwork.
16 handwritten black lines, with several beautiful line fillers.
The paintwork, gold leaf and the penwork are intact. On verso, slight wear of the writing in some places. In the margin a print of the leaf that was adjacent to it in the manuscript itself. Stains from fingers where the leaf was turned
Leaf size: 12.5 × 9.2 cm and type area: 8 × 5 cm.
Comes in an acid-free sleeve.
Will be sent as a registered parcel insured up to €100.
- Feuille simple
- Nombre de livres
- Art, Art appliqué (design), Bible, Brocante et ephemera, Graphisme, Histoire, Manuscrits, Religion
- Auteur/ Illustrateur
- Getijdenboek blad - manuscript - perkament - Exodus 15 - Vlaanderen
- Titre du livre
- Het lied van Mozes aan de Rietzee
- Bon état
- Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
- 1ère édition
- Langue originale
- Page simple
- Nombre de pages
- 12.5×9.2 cm