Lot 10: Pentecost, single leaf from a Book of Hours,
December 14, 2012
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Pentecost, single leaf from a Book of Hours, illuminated manuscript on vellum, large miniature of Pentecost, the Virgin kneeling at prayer, surrounded by seven apostles, with more just visible in the background, the Holy Ghost above, in an architectural setting, with three lines of text below, in a gothic liturgical hand, with a full border of naturalistic foliage, flowers and fruits on a yellow ground, with a bird on one side and a monkey playing a dulcimer (?) below, framed and glazed, 155 x 110 mm., [Southern Netherlands, ?Bruges, c.1500].