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Scriptorium of the Middle Ages / circle of Willem Vrelant - Original leaf on parchment with miniature from a medieval Book of Hours, Flandern / Brugge - 1460

Scriptorium of the Middle Ages / circle of Willem Vrelant - Original leaf on parchment with miniature from a medieval Book of Hours, Flandern / Brugge - 1460

Description
Scriptorium of the Middle Ages / circle of Willem Vrelant - Original leaf on parchment with miniature from a medieval Book of Hours, Flandern / Brugge - 1460
Manuscripts, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations - Single sheet

Original Latin parchment manuscript from a medieval book of hours,
Flandern / Brügge ca. 1460. With a large 5-line initial and 2 3-line initials with marginal runners and 9 single-line (4 with gold leaf) initials, miniature with full border.

Beautiful large miniature (approx. 9 x 8 cm including border), Mary and Joseph with baby Jesus in front of the barn in Bethlehem.

The size of the leaf is remarkable.

An original leaf and richly designed manuscript from a medieval book of hours. The manuscript was written in black and red ink on parchment. Early Gothic typeface . On the reverse with approx. 22 lines. With gold leaf initials heightened in red, blue and white. Very decorative leaf from the heyday of book art in the Middle Ages.

Dimensions: Sheet approx.: 22.4 x 16.2 cm

Condition: Good condition. Please take a look at the photos.

The age of over 540 years is guaranteed!

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
Manuscripts, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Scriptorium of the Middle Ages / circle of Willem Vrelant
Book Title
Original leaf on parchment with miniature from a medieval Book of Hours, Flandern / Brugge
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1460
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Scriptorium des Mittelalters
Binding/ Material
Single page
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
1
Dimensions
22.4×16.2 cm
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