Bible historiale

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Item No: mcai080143
Title: Bible historiale
Language: French
Folio Number: front a
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Solomon and the Queen of Sheba
Notes: These cuttings have been dated to ca. 1400-1405.
Notes: This miniature once marked the beginning of one of the Solomonic books in the deluxe illustrated Bible from which it was taken. The Bible historiale was a popular French translation of biblical history, especially among royal and aristocratic patrons. This miniature is one of several cuttings in the Free Library from the same manuscript illuminated by an artist in the workshop of the Virgil Master, a prominent illuminator known for his work in a copy of Virgil's Aeneid and Bucolics now in the Biblioteca Laurenziana in Florence, Italy.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1555635
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1415
Image Dimensions Width: 72 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 8:14a-d
Creator Name: Guiart des Moulins - Author
Virgil Master, workshop of - Artist

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