MINIATURES OF MALE AND FEMALE SAINTS. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Bruges, c. 1465]. Two leaves from a book of hours, gothic book hand, each 181 x 127 mm single column, 16 lines of text (17 on verso) and 19 lines.

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MINIATURES OF MALE AND FEMALE SAINTS.
Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Bruges, c. 1465].

US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£ 3,000 - 4,600

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MINIATURES OF MALE AND FEMALE SAINTS.
Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Bruges, c. 1465]. Two leaves from a book of hours, gothic book hand, each 181 x 127 mm single column, 16 lines of text (17 on verso) and 19 lines. Rubrics in pink (or faded red), two two-line initials in blue, magenta, and burnished gold, three lines with undulating line fillers in blue and gold, both sides of the leaf with a three-quarter panel border incorporating foliage, blossoms, and ivy leaves on hairline stems, the vertical part of this frame with a bar border composed of colors and burnished gold terminating at top and bottom in colorful acanthus leaves, one with two small but very pleasing miniature paintings, Saint Stephen on the recto and Saint Lawrence on the verso, the other with miniature paintings of Saint Elizabeth on the recto and Saint Gertrude on the verso.
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MINIATURES OF MALE AND FEMALE SAINTS. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Bruges, c. 1465]. Two leaves from a book of hours, gothic book hand, each 181 x 127 mm single column, 16 lines of text (17 on verso) and 19 lines.
MINIATURES OF MALE AND FEMALE SAINTS. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Bruges, c. 1465]. Two leaves from a book of hours, gothic book hand, each 181 x 127 mm single column, 16 lines of text (17 on verso) and 19 lines.
MINIATURES OF MALE AND FEMALE SAINTS. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Bruges, c. 1465]. Two leaves from a book of hours, gothic book hand, each 181 x 127 mm single column, 16 lines of text (17 on verso) and 19 lines.
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