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Gavin Turk (b.1967) - Rodin, Morris, Cezanne, Matisse, Man Ray, and Dali

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July 16, 2015, 10:30 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: offset lithograph printed in colours, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 49/250, on smooth wove paper, with full margins, sheet 500 x 528 mm (19 3/4 x 20 3/8 in) IMPORTANT: This lot is sold subject to Artists Resale Rights, details of which can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

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Alfred Augustus Glendening  (1840-1910) - Harvest Time

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £2,000 - £3,000

Description: Oil on canvas Signed lower right 40 x 66 cm. (15 7/8 x 26 in)

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A 19th century gold turquoise and pearl tasselled bow brooch, circa 1840

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July 9, 2015, 2:00 PM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £250 - £350

Description: A 19th century gold turquoise and pearl tasselled bow brooch, circa 1840, of radiating design with graduated half pearl set bars and polished shaped bars between with turquoise terminals, with central turquoise set crossed tassels, 5cm wide

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) - Le Fleuve Scamandre (D.24)

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July 16, 2015, 10:30 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,000 - £1,500

Description: soft-ground etching, 1900, with the artist's signature stamp, on wove paper, with full margins, 230 x 180 mm (9 x 7 1/8 in)

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W. H. Woods (fl.1840-1860) - Looking out of the artist's studio window, with Bristol Cathedral in the distance

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £800 - £1,200

Description: Oil on canvas, on board Signed and dated 1845 lower centre 72 x 92 cm. (28 1/4 x 36 1/4 in)

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**Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) - Étude de Femme Nue, Assise, Variante

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July 16, 2015, 10:30 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: lithograph, 1904, from L'Album des Douze Lithographies Originales, from the edition of 950, published by Vollard, Paris, on wove paper, with margins, sheet 330 x 250 mm (13 x 9 3/4 in)

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Auguste Jean-Baptiste Roubille (1872-1955) - La promenade du dimanche

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: Black india ink, over touches of pencil, heightened with white on cream wove paper Signed with monogram lower left 24.5 x 21 cm. (9 3/4 x 8 1/4 in) IMPORTANT: This lot is sold subject to Artists Resale Rights, details of which can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

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Single leaf and a bifolium - from early musical manuscripts, in Latin, on parchment [eleventh...

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,200 - £1,500

Description: from early musical manuscripts, in Latin, on parchment [eleventh to twelfth century] Fragment from a single leaf from a neumed missal, 18 lines on each side, those at top of reverse with adiastematic neumes (in brown and red), text from sanctorale with texts for SS. Bartholomew (24 August) and Sabina (August 29), capitals touched in red, rubrics and simple initials in pale terracotta red (oxidised in places), scuffed on obverse else good condition, 161mm. by 107mm., Germany, first half of eleventh century ; bifolium from a noted Missal with Beneventan neumes, 12 lines in early Gothic bookhand with music in neumes arranged around a red C-clef line, text from sanctorale with texts for SS. Sabina (29 August) and St. Peter ad Vincula (1 August), rubrics in fine ornamental capitals, simple red initials (one edged with black pen, perhaps done later), tears to edges, stains, overall fair, 200mm. by 165mm., Central Italy (Rome), first half of twelfth century; both recovered from bindings These are notably rare examples of early music.

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Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) - Night

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July 16, 2015, 10:30 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: screenprint in colours, 1982, signed and titled in pencil, numbered 12/100, on wove paper, with full margins, 555 x 694 mm (21 7/8 x 27 3/8 in) IMPORTANT: This lot is sold subject to Artists Resale Rights, details of which can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

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Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) - Ram in thicket

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July 16, 2015, 10:30 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: screenprint in colours, 1982, signed and titled in pencil, numbered 12/100, on T.H. Saunders wove paper, with full margins, 545 x 680 mm (21 1/2 x 26 3/4 in) IMPORTANT: This lot is sold subject to Artists Resale Rights, details of which can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

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Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) - Leda and the Swan, 1960

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July 16, 2015, 10:30 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £3,000 - £5,000

Description: oil on glossy paper, signed and dated on the reverse 12 x 10 in., 30.5 x 25.5 cm Provenance: Matthiesen Ltd., London. Redfern Gallery, London. Private Collection, UK (acquired from the above).

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Leon Bakst (1866-1924) - Set designs for Jupiter and Philemon, c.1917

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July 16, 2015, 10:30 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: watercolour on paper, with inscriptions in pen and ink by the artist throughout 18 1/2 x 12 3/4 in., 47 x 31.5 cm Provenance: Boris Kochno, Paris (thence by descent to the present owner).

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An early 19th century gold, opal, emerald and diamond cannetille work brooch

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July 9, 2015, 2:00 PM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £700 - £900

Description: An early 19th century gold, opal, emerald and diamond cannetille work brooch, circa 1840, designed as a five petal flower head, the central oval shaped opal in a slightly raised setting within a surround of square shaped emeralds and old cushion cut diamonds, amidst a beaded and filigree mount, 3.5cm diameter, in a Wartski box

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A diamond single stone ring, the cushion shaped modified brilliant cut...

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July 9, 2015, 2:00 PM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30,000 - £40,000

Description: A diamond single stone ring, the cushion shaped modified brilliant cut diamond weighing 3.01 carats, in a four claw setting, to a polished shank, mounted in platinum, London hallmarks for 2012, finger size L Offered for sale with a GIA diamond grading report, no. 1152589870, dated August 08, 2013, stating: Carat Weight - 3.01 carat Color Grade - F Clarity Grade - VVS1

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Louis Auguste Mathieu Legrand (1863-1951) - Le Quadrille

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £800 - £1,200

Description: Watercolour, bodycolour, graphite, touches of blue coloured pencil Signed with initials and title inscribed lower left, with further indistinct inscription above in blue pencil 31 x 19 cm. (12 1/4 x 7 1/2 in) IMPORTANT: This lot is sold subject to Artists Resale Rights, details of which can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

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Attributed to Jivan Ram, Raja (fl. 1825-1840) - Portrait of Major General William Henry Knight, of the 48th Regiment of foot, half-length

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,500 - £2,000

Description: Oil on board 24 x 19 cm. (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in) The present painting is a portrait of an officer, William Henry Knight of the 48th Regiment of foot. He had a distinguished military career having taken part in the Crimean campaign, 1855 and was present at the siege and fall of Sebastopol. Major General Knight also held the medal with clasp and has a Turkish medal, of the 5th class of the Medjidie.

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An enamel, gold, silver gilt and amethyst desk seal, unmarked

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July 9, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: An enamel, gold, silver gilt and amethyst desk seal, unmarked, probably Austrian, circa 1900, inventory no. 505675, the tapering cylindrical handle with white guilloche enamel between rose gold laurel borders and topped by a facet-cut amethyst, a silver gilt collar and cushion, the circular cornelian matrix engraved with a royal crown above an axe, 6cm (2 1/4in) high Provenance: Anonymous vendor, Sotheby's Billingshurst, 13th August 1997, lot 2195. The crown and axe possibly of Norwegian origin.

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August Theodor Schoefft (1809-1888) - Lahore scene

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £6,000 - £8,000

Description: Oil on board Circa 1841 30 x 22 cm. (11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in) A son of a local portrait painter August Theodor Schoefft was born in Budapest in 1809 to German parents who had migrated to Hungary. After formal art training in Vienna, Schoefft set out on a great adventure to travel exotic lands and paint foreign scenes while supporting himself on painting commissions as a professional artist. He managed to secure several prestigious portraits including Count Istvn Szchenyi. Schoefft eventually made his way to India via Turkey, arriving at Bombay in 1838. Once in India he advertised his skills as an artist in local newspapers which led to a number of profitable commissions. In September 1839 at Madras Schoefft received 5,000 Rupees for two full-length, life-size portraits of the Nawab of Arcot and his uncle. As word of Schoefft's skills as an artist spread he spent the next two years travelling extensively and working on commissioned painting for various clients. Eventually Schoefft reached the capital of the Sikh Kingdom, Lahore in November 1841 during the reign of Maharaja Sher Singh. Once in Lahore, Schoefft was the guest of Dr. Martin Honigberger, the personal physician to the Sikh Royal Court and a fellow German speaker.

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Charter of Trubadus, son of Petrus Raimundus, - recording sale of property in Canavels to John

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,000 - £1,500

Description: recording sale of property in Canavels to John, son of Dominic de Villa, perhaps on behalf of the Church of Olia de Cerdania, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [the Pyrenees (Cerdanya), dated 27 August 1197] Single sheet, 21 long lines in the precise southern European early Gothic bookhand of Encapius ecclesie ulianus canonicus who attests the document at its foot, with signs and signatures of four canons of the Church of Olia de Cerdania in same place in different hands, endorsed in Spanish in eighteenth-century hand on verso, good condition on thick and heavy parchment, 260mm. by 160mm. This is a fine twelfth-century charter from a region of Europe poorly represented in the historical record.

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Six leaves from the Chester Beatty Hours of 1408, - in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment [Paris

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £6,000 - £8,000

Description: in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment [Paris, parent manuscript dated 1408] Six leaves (3 bifolia), with 15 lines in an excellent early Gothic bookhand, rubrics in red, initials in blue or pink heightened with delicate white penwork, enclosing sprays of coloured foliage and on burnished gold grounds, linefillers of floral and geometric patterns in same, text enclosed on three sides within thin gold and coloured bars, from which sprout swirls of rinceaux terminating in red, blue and gold leaves entirely filling all borders, water damaged in flood in August 1846 (see below), bifolia bound in correct original order, with pencil fol. nos. ', ', ', ', 3' and 5', stitched within modern card binding, 177mm. by 131mm. These are refined and elegant text leaves from what is perhaps the most famous dispersed Book of Hours in the history of manuscript collecting. The parent manuscript was written by the Parisian scribe of Bodleian, MS. Douce 144, and illuminated by the celebrated Mazarine Master (see G. Bartz, Der Boucicaut-Meister , Tenschert cat. 42, 1999, p.85) and his workshop. It contained Breton saints (Tugdual and Corentinus) and was dated to 1408, the year when the bridges fell in Paris (they were brought down by floods in the city; colophon illustrated in Christie's, 'Arcana' sale, 7 July 2010, lot 22). Later, it was owned by the jeweller, John Boycott Jarman (d.1864), and was damaged during a flood in August 1846, prompting him to enlist William Caleb Wing to retouch some of the miniatures (see J. Backhouse in The British Museum Quarterly 32, 1968, pp.76-92). Thence his sale at Sotheby's, 13 June 1864, lot 47, to Edward Arnold, again his sale in same house, 6 May 1929, lot 240, and then Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968), his MS.W MS.103, who had most of the miniatures separately mounted, and gave some text leaves away. The remnant were sold in Sotheby's, 24 June 1969, lots 58 and 58A-K (see also Manion and de Hamel, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in New Zealand Collections , 1989, pp.96-8).

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Pocket monastic Antiphoner, - in Latin, decorated manuscript on paper [Germany or Low Countries

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,000 - £2,000

Description: in Latin, decorated manuscript on paper [Germany or Low Countries, late fifteenth or early sixteenth century] 57 leaves, complete, collation: i-vi8, vii9 (last an added singleton to complete text), single column, 6 lines of text in angular late medieval bookhand with music in square notation on a 4-line brown stave, paragraph marks, rubrics and instructions to members of community during Masses in red, some ornamental initials in split penstrokes touched in red, others in simple red with baubles enclosed in their bodies and scrolls of blank paper left within their ascenders, one large initial L (opening Lumen ad revelationem … the antiphon for the Feast of the Presentation) in penwork with pale yellow wash on frontispiece, first leaf with some tears at edges (especially inner edge where first leaf is partially detached), small spots and stains, else good to fair condition, 180mm. by 142mm., seventeenth- or eighteenth-century binding of dark leather over bevelled wooden boards with simple double fillet, spine rebacked in eighteenth century, and now cracking again with back board loose and front board detached, remains of parchment label on spine with inscription apparently in English, remains of two clasps (one wanting), remnants of contemporary fore-edge painting From the collection of Merseyside book collector John T. Beer (c. 1826-1903) of Rock Ferry, near Birkenhead, who in retirement painted the fore-edges of books (see L. Jeff Weber, The Fore-edge Paintings of John T. Beer , 2005, with 190 listed there). Written for use in a Franciscan community (with St. Francis in Litany), perhaps dedicated to St. Augustine (that saint in red in Litany), with instructions throughout to the choir, cantor and all members of the house. The text comprises the antiphons for the feasts of the Presentation (2 February) to that of St. Augustine (28 August), followed by those for the general mass for the dedication of a church and a Litany.

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Computus accounts of William - Sydney, deputee of William Waldegrave, receiver of the estates of...

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,000 - £1,500

Description: Sydney, deputee of William Waldegrave, receiver of the estates of late John de Vere, 14th Earl of Oxford and Hereditary Lord Chamberlain of England, in Latin, manuscript on paper [East Anglia, dated Feast of St. Michael, 1526] 5 leaves (including an original endleaf, plus 6 modern endleaves at each end), complete, up to 45 lines in a fine and calligraphic secretarial hand, watermark of hand surmounted by a cross, small stains at outer border at on outermost pages, else excellent, 304mm. by 202mm.; bound in nineteenth-century card boards with leather spine and corners, gilt title on spine, scuffs and cracks to edges From the library of the Lords Fairfax of Cameron (their bookplate); sold in Sotheby's, 26 March 1917, lot 680, for £1,1sh. John de Vere (1499-1526) became the 14th Earl of Oxford in 1513. Unlike his predecessors, he did not make much of a political mark as a Lancastrian, but is chiefly remembered as a wastrel. By inheritance he held the office of Lord Chamberlain, and in June 1520 he attended Henry VIII at the Field of the Cloth of Gold. In 1522 he was in attendance when Henry met Emperor Charles V. However, in 1523, the young king felt it necessary to order the earl to disperse his household, move in with his father-in-law (the Duke of Norfolk), behave better towards his wife, keep his followers to only twenty men and women, and moderate his excessive hunting, drink less wine, not stay up late, eat less meat, and forbear excessive and superfluous apparel . Compliance with this order necessitated the keeping of more precise records, and the present document records the accounts for a series of estates in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk from only three years later.

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Four charters recording - a lease of meadow land in Menston, Yorks., and a grant of Nicholas

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £500 - £700

Description: a lease of meadow land in Menston, Yorks., and a grant of Nicholas, son of John Adamson, of all the worldly goods and chattels whether living or dead in nearby Ottley to pay off his debts, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [northern England (Menston and Ottley, Yorks.), dated 11 November 1310, 10-11 November 1314 and 15 August 1415] Four documents: (a) 14 long lines in a fine early fourteenth-century secretarial hand, witnessed by Walter de Middelton, Walter de Hukeswrd, Alexander de Mensington, William the son of Constancte de Heukeswrd and William clericus, indented at top with remains of CHIROGRAPH inscription, dated 11 November 1310, 160mm. by 86mm.; (b) two copies of same agreement, 14 lines in good secretarial hand, witnessed by Walter de Meddylton, Walter de Haukesworth, Alexander de Menyngton and others, indented at top with remains of inscription as above, seal tags with remains of white wax seal, the tags of the two documents bound together with contemporary fibrous twine, dated 10 and 11 November 1314; (c) 7 long lines in a small and flowing secretarial hand with long ascenders and abbreviation marks, witnessed by Richard the vicar of Ottley and two local residents, William Barker and John Grene, parchment tag present but seal wanting, some folds and small spots, else good condition, 60mm.+20mm. by 245mm.; all with small spots and folds, else excellent condition This small archive contains three charters which clearly record related property arrangements. The first records a lease of meadow in Menston between Le Lange Sike and the land of Walter of Hawkesworth for 6 years at 5sh. annually (dated 1310), and the conjoined pair are continuations of this arrangement, extending the lease for another 16 years for the symbolic rent of one rose annually if requested (dated 1314). The final document is a grant of all the worldly goods of a man from neighbouring Ottley to his creditors, and contains a form of debt settlement not commonly recorded in medieval documents.

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Scribal album, made for the Barbarini family, - illuminated and decorated manuscript in Italian, on paper [Italy

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July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £2,500 - £3,500

Description: illuminated and decorated manuscript in Italian, on paper [Italy (probably Rome), dated August 1630] 81 leaves (wanting only an endleaf at front, probably a cancelled blank), with several dedicatory and laudatory inscriptions (usually 4 lines per page) written only on rectos in brown, red, yellow, blue and green script with contrasting initials, followed by samples of script (formed from lines and tiny circles, broken angular cadels, long and flowing italics, grand red capitals, multi-coloured penstrokes with each ascender entwined with banderoles, arching red letters with bushy green foliage surrounds and enclosing green, red and gold penwork, wide letters formed from several penstrokes in alternating colours with curling ends, penwork letters formed from woody stems, grand interlaced letters formed form geometric intertwining coloured compartments, blue letters with soft floral surrounds) all in the hands of Gioanni Andrea Abbanti (who signs album in several places, notably at front and in ornate multi-coloured script at end, and dates volume at end of first leaf), and primarily addressing Cardinal Barberini alongside other members of his immediate family, with coats-of-arms of these members on 5 leaves at front of book, and many other leaves with the family s armorial devices of bees set at their corners, each leaf with central panel of writing set within a wide ornamental penwork and wash frame containing ornamental cadels and flourishes (often coloured), large flowerheads, zodiac and other figures, horses, armour and a crossed early gun and pikestaff, and floral cabochons, these frames also surrounded by ornamental penwork flourishes in a variety of colours, the pages damaged in places from old water damage to top of book and resulting ink burn (with some later leaves with their central parts separated from the borders and small numbers of borders now with sections missing, a few sections of leaves stuck together through this in twos and threes (but almost certainly fixable by a conservator), single word Fortunatus written in near-contemporary hand inside front board, 205mm. by 155mm., nineteenth-century marbled cardboards This was clearly a lavish presentation copy of sample scribal pieces for Cardinal Francesco Barberini (1597-1679), the powerful nephew of Pope Urban VIII, and a significant figure within the Vatican administration as well as a great art patron. In 1625, he bought the Sforza palace on the Quirinal Hill in Rome, expanding it to become the Palazzo Barberini, where he founded a substantial library. It also housed his collections of sculpture, numismatics and a small natural history museum and botanical garden. He supported a throng of European intellectuals and artists, including the English poet John Milton, and this album may have been offered in thanks for a period of patronage.

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