Book of Hours by Unknown Artist

Volume of 138 leaves, mostly in gothic hand.

Details

Medium:
Paper, calf binding & gold
Dimensions:
17 x 12 cm
Art Fund grant:
£350 ( Total: £2,600)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Sotheby's

At the beginning of the manuscript are 7 full-page illuminations, on gold grounds within architectural settings & with border foliation. There are also 10 pages with illuminated initials & full bar borders.

Provenance

W.Bromley Davenport; C.W.Dyson Perrins.

Venue details

National Library of Wales Penglais, ABERYSTWYTH Ceredigion SY23 3BU 01970 632800 www.llgc.org.uk/

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