SAINTS SEBASTIAN AND DENIS, MINIATURES ON TWO LEAVES FROM AN ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN ON VELLUM
St. Sebastian and St. Denis, vellum leave with illuminated manuscript miniatures from a Book of Hours, in Latin,
2 separate leaves,., 16 lines, ruled in red ink, gothic script, blue rubrics, small illuminated initials, with miniatures (a) Saint Sebastian, 7-line, 44mm. by 40mm., tied to a tree as an archer shoots him, and (b) Saint Denis, 8-line, 51mm. by 43mm., standing holding his own decapitated head, both leaves with three-quarter illuminated borders of coloured flowers and acanthus leaves on grounds partly coloured with gold, 174mm. by 121mm., [northern France (doubtless Paris), c.1500] (2)
Provenance. Sotheby's July 6th. 2006 Lot 29
Sold for £875
Includes Buyer's Premium
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