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mercoledì 1 gennaio 2014

January from Limbourg Brothers


Illumination on parchment mounted on a wood panel, egg tempera, pure pigments, genuine lapislazuli. Gilding with gold leaf 23 3/4 on ammoniacum gum. Cm. 12x12.

Detail copy from Belles Heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry, 1405-8/9. Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg (Franco-Netherlandish, active in France by 1399–1416). French; Made in Paris. Ink, tempera, and gold leaf on vellum; 9 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. (23.8 x 16.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Cloisters Collection.














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