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    Miniature featuring St. Luke

    [Illuminated Manuscript]. Illuminated Miniature of St. Luke. [Central or Northern France, probably Bourges, ca. early sixteenth century]. Illuminated manuscript on vellum being from a Book of Hours. In Latin for the use of Rome. Miniature is approximately 2.5 x 3.75 inches. Leaf size is approximately 7.25 x 5 inches. In this half-page miniature, St. Luke is depicted in a luxurious interior consumed by his writing. He is seated behind his desk, with his winged ox at his side. The miniature and text are framed in a red and gold frame. The initials feature floral designs. The verso features text. Very light toning. Small remnants of adhesive on the verso. Fine.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    10th Wednesday
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