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    Large, Intricately-Detailed Historiated Initial Depicting David and Goliath

    [Illuminated Manuscript]. Illuminated Historiated Initial Depicting the Biblical Scene of David and Goliath. [N.p., circa 15th-century]. Beautifully-executed initial "B" cut from a larger work. Measures approximately 7.5 x 7.5 inches, framed to an overall size of approximately 13.5 x 13.5 inches. This handsome initial depicts a highly-detailed hand-painted scene of David & Goliath, with David holding his slingshot after having smote Goliath, who lays defeated on the ground. Surrounding this scene is a border of gold highlight. Some rubbing to the gold highlights, otherwise a very good example of highly skilled book arts. From a private collection from New Orleans.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - with Glass, Medium (view shipping information)

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    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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