15 BOOK OF HOURS. The Stigmatization of Saint Francis 163


Description: BOOK OF HOURS.
Title: The Stigmatization of Saint Francis of Assisi. [Miniature from the Book of Hours, in the Suffrage of Saints].
Published in: France, ca.1300

Size: 5.9 x 3.9 inches.
15.0 x 10.0 cm.

In original colours.
Condition: Miniature leaf on vellum in lapis lazuli, vermilion, gold leaf, plant-based greens, brown, and flake white leaf on vellum. A 3-line text written in Latin with dark brown ink in Gothic script on vellum.
Good condition, but a bit browned and stained.
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Miniature of the stigmatization of Saint Francis of Assisi during which one of his prayers he got the impression of the stigmata, marks similar to those of the five wounds of Christ Crucified. Below a decorated initial in gold leaf, vermilion, flake white and lapis lazuli admist foliated borders.
VERSO : written in latin 16 line text with dark brown ink in gothic script on vellum. A decorated initial painted in gold leaf, lapis lazuli and vermilion. Some rubrics stand out from text.
  • Number: 1010257 (25633)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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