Une estreine pour tres illustre et vertueuse dame la Contesse de Bedford by Esther Inglis

Illuminated calligraphic manuscript.

Details

Medium:
Vellum Dimensions: 8 x 10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£21,104 ( Total: £42,895)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
Christie's

20 text pages each with a single coloured flower or spray of flowers at the top often accompanied by an insect or bird.

Provenance

Lucy Harington, Countess of Bedford; Christie's 22/7/1964, lot 259; Martin Breslauer; Harry Levinson, 1965; Edwin P Rome, 1966

Venue details

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Entry details

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