Leaf from a Breviary. Illuminated Manuscript.
Leaf from a Breviary
Leaf from a Breviary

Leaf from a Breviary

Uxanna: ca. 1480. Leaf. Single leaf on vellum, approx. 4½ by 7 inches written in a fine small hand in black and red. One illuminated initial on the reverse, but two small and two large illuminated initials on the obverse, two in blue/gilt and two in red/gilt. The written portion measures 2¾ by 4¼ inches. In fine condition. Matted in a mat 12 by 16 inches.

The Gospel reference is to Bethany where Lazarus had died: Ante sex dies pasche venit Jesus Bethaniam ubi fuerat Lazarus mortuus. .. (Cf. John 12:1,2)

. Fine. Item #20530

Price: $150.00

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