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1450. Dutch school: c. 1450 or later. Single leaf, 138 x 98mm. Miniature, without text, image of Christ before Caiaphas being held by a soldier with a jester dancing behind Him, disciples (?) behind Him with a cock sitting above the, three-sided border of simple flowers. In good condition. §..... More
1500. German: c. 1500. Single leaf, 132 x 155 mm. Very good, matted. § An intriguing painting, showing the instruments of the Passion, a crowing cock, the head of Judas, the thirty pieces of silver &c. A somewhat surreal piece, with the head and some of the instruments floating in..... More
1250. Central Italy?, c.1250. Matted, in fine condition. § A well-painted initial of a man in flowing blue and pink robes holding a book to which he gestures, probably Saint Paul. Italian miniature paintings of this period are known to be difficult to localize with any accuracy but as the..... More
1260. Rhineland (or possibly Flanders or England): c. 1260-1280. Single leaf, 177 x 131mm. 20 lines of text in gothic script., 4-line historiated initial of a knight in armor, 4 initials in gold, gold highlighting in text. Small drawing of a dragon in red ink, drawing of a bird in..... More