Missal (Use of Beauvais)

Missalis Belvacensis


Canberra, The Australian National University Library, Shelfmark Pending

Maggs Bros., European Miniatures and Illumination & Calligraphy also early writing from Egypt. Bulletin No. 11. London (November 1982) , 14

Remarks by the Editor:

no 43 in catalogue, plate XX. Marked as sold prior to the printing of the catalogue.

General Information

Title: Illuminated vellum leaf from a Missal for the use of Beauvais.

Date of Origin: early 14th century

Persons (scribes, annotators): Northern French Illuminator

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): 290 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): 200 mm

Book Decoration

Persons (Illuminators): Northern French Illuminator


Ornamental initials in gold and colours, and narrow stems with leafy terminals forming partial borders. Square musical notation on a 4-line stave.



Otto F. Ege collection