Medieval Manuscript Leaves Collection
Medieval Manuscript Leaves
Book of Hours leaves
Martyrdom of St. Eustace, ca. 1435.
Book of hours
Books of hours
Two leaves from a Book of Hours, southern Netherlands, ca. 1435. [1420-1440?] Scene of martyrdom of St. Eustace (burning in a bronze bull). Two fantastical figures in border.
Book of Hours (possibly from the Suffrages). Southern Netherlands, c. 1435. 148/51 x 111 mm. Parchment. Two leaves. Single column; ruled and bounded in faded red ink; number of lines and size of text block varies. One leaf has a large miniature of St. Eustace in a gilt frame with a full-page border of foliate decoration with a 3-line illuminated initial G, infilled in blue, red, and gold, on a gold ground. The other leaf has several 2-line gilt initials, infilled in blue or red with white tracery on a blue or purple ground; some rubrication.
Cataloged from existing description: Medieval Manuscripts in the Norlin Library & the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Colorado at Boulder: A Summary Catalogue
Cataloged from existing description: Medieval, Renaissance, and 15th-17th Century Manuscripts in the Special Collections Department, University Libraries, University of Colorado at Boulder
Bought by John Feldman at the California Book Fair in Los Angeles, c. 1980 (details of provenance from Feldman, 1 November 1999). Gift of Feldman to UCB in 1986.
Single column; ruled and bounded in faded red ink; number of lines and size of text block varies. 148/51 x 111 mm.
Gilt frame with a full-page border of foliate decoration with a 3-line illuminated initial G, infilled in blue, red, and gold, on a gold ground.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Colorado -- Boulder
borders (ornament areas)
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Catholic Church -- Book of hours
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