In Latin (with some French), illuminated manuscript on parchment
Rediscovery of a Prayer Book associating two distinct artists, with an
impressive number of forty-four large miniatures (grisaille and
colored), as well as five smaller miniatures.
In Latin, with some French, illuminated manuscript on parchment
With an exceptionally large number of historiated initials, painted in bright vibrant colors,this
delicate Book of Hours was copied for the liturgical use of Cambrai,
but painted in nearby Mons, artistic capital of Hainaut.
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