Medieval Book of Hours Leaf

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This is an original leaf from a medieval Book of Hours. 18 lines of text, written in Latin with dark brown ink on animal vellum. One two-line initial in gold on blue and red ground with white tracery; eleven one-line initials alternating in blue with red tracery. The two-line illuminated D” begins Psalm 26:1-6: “Dominus?” ( The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The lord is the protector of my life?)”


Size: 3.25 x 4.75 inches
Print Maker: Unknown- from the Netherlands
Condition: Excellent
Medium: Animal Vellum
Year: Circa 1440

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