Book of Hours French c 1450 (11)

Catalog Number 52194
 
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Country of Origin:

France

City of Origin:

Paris

Age:

Circa 1450

Workshop:

Unknown

Langauge:

Latin

Script:

Gothic

Use Of:

Unknown

Size of Written Space:

97 x60 mm. approximately (3.82 x 2.36 in.)

Size of Leaf:

172 x 118 mm. approximately (6.77 x 4.65 in.).

Condition:

Overall Excellent

Description:

This is a leaf from France, Paris, Use is unknown, circa 1450, on vellum 172 x 118 mm. approximately (3.82 x 2.36 in.) There are seventeen line of Gothic script ruled within red lines with a written space of 97 x 60 mm. approximately (3.82 x 2.36 in.). Capital initials consist of two and one line each in embossed gold alternating on red and blue penned rectangular grounds. The leaf is from the Seven Penitential Psalms, Psalm 50: "Quoniam iniquitatem meam ego cognosco: et peccatum meum contra me est semper." "Tibi soli peccavi, et malum coram te feci: ut iustificeris in sermonibus tuis, et vincas cum iudicaris." "Because I know my iniquity: and my sin is always against me." To thee only have I sinned, and have done evil before thee: that thou mayest be justified in thy words, and mayest overcome when thou art judged." Verso: seventeen line of Gothic script with two and one line each in embossed gold alternating on red and blue penned rectangular grounds. Condition of this leaf is Fine [F].

 

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$400.00
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