Single leaf, De casibus virorum illustrium

Record ID: 
77483
Accession number: 
MS M.1057
Title: 
Single leaf, De casibus virorum illustrium
Created: 
Loire River Valley, France, ca. 1470-1480
Credit: 
Purchased on the Fellows Fund, special gift of Mrs. Roy O'Connor, 1984.
Description: 
1 single leaf (2 columns, 42 lines) : vellum, ill. ; 295 x 256 mm
Provenance: 
Florence, John Edward L. Murray; Milan, Ulrico Hoepli, Apr. 7-9, 1927, lot 324; Jakob Hirsch, Geneva; Herbert Straus, Therese K. Straus.
Notes: 

Ms. leaf cut from a French translation of De casibus virorum illustrium from the Latin of Laurent de Premierfait that was written and illuminated in the Loire River Valley, France, ca. 1470-1480.
Decoration: 1 large miniature, 1 full illuminated border, illuminated initial, 3 filigree initials.
Artist: a follower of the Coëtivy Master.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Middle French
Century: 
Classification: