Book of Hours
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) , 29
Remarks by the Editor:
no 93 in catalogue, plate XXXI.
Title: Illuminated vellum leaf from a Book of Hours.
Date of Origin: c. 1520-30
Persons (scribes, annotators): French Illuminator
Written in a flourished cursive script (precursor of the civilite types introduced by Granjon in 1559)
Number of Lines: at least 14
More about the Current Condition:
A most attractive and unusual leaf, in beautiful condition with wide margins.
With two 2-line and sixteen 1-line initials in burnished gold on parti-grounds of blue and red, white tracery decoration; also thirteen line-fillers in a matching style. One floral side-border with two acanthus curls, in matt gold and colours.
Collection of Otto F. Ege, no. 50.