[Life of St. Basil the Lesser].

Record ID: 
161111
Accession number: 
MS S.19
Title: 
[Life of St. Basil the Lesser].
Created: 
[Russia, ca. 1798-1810]
Binding: 
19th-century stamped brown calf over heavy beveled boards, repaired, missing its 2 clasps.
Credit: 
Bequest of E. Clark Stillman, 1995.
Description: 
162 leaves (1 column, 14-16 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 200 x 165 mm.
Provenance: 
E. Clark Stillman Collection.
Notes: 

Ms. saint's life; written and illuminated in Russia, ca. 1798-1810.
Decoration: 1 full-page geometrical frontispiece in watercolor, 109 full-page and 1 half-page figured drawings executed in black ink and watercolor.
Written on paper with a date watermark 1798 (see Z.V. Uchastkina, A History of Russian hand paper-mills and their Watermarks, Hilversum, 1962, no. 484).

Script: 
cyrillic
Language: 
Russian
Century: 
Classification: