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
1430. Britanny: c. 1430. 7.8” x 5.6”. Illuminated leaf on vellum, from a Book of Hours with two large miniatures of St. Nicholas blessing the three children in the pickling tub, and of St. Sebastian tied to a pillar in a mountainous landscape while two archers shoot arrows at him..... More
1475. French (probably Paris): c. 1475.
Single leaf on vellum, 4 x 3 1/4 ins. with good margins. 20 lines written in black/brown ink, simple floriate border heightened in gold on both sides.
§ A sweet little leaf from the end of the Mass for the dead. More
1490. Naples: late 15th century. A cutting, 173 mm x 182 mm, with historiated initial 'E' (doubtless the introit 'Ecce advenit... for Mass at Epiphany), 147 mm x 152 mm. Slight spots of rubbing. In an elaborate gold frame. § The Virgin and Child seated on the right with Joseph..... More
1480. France (possibly Maine or Anjou): c. 1480. Single leaf, 162 mm x 110 mm. Slight fading, in an old frame with metal fittings. A finely painted miniature with the use of gold modeling and the cloud of cherubim in the tradition pioneered by Jean Fouquet. § The Virgin and..... More