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Folio Fourteen from Burchard of Sion's De locis ac mirabilibus mundi, or an Illuminated Geography

A work made of folio from a partial manuscript with decorated letters and other decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with latin inscriptions in black and brown ink, ruled in light brown ink, on vellum.
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  • A work made of folio from a partial manuscript with decorated letters and other decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with latin inscriptions in black and brown ink, ruled in light brown ink, on vellum.

Date:

c. 1460

Artist:

French (Paris)
written by Burchard of Mount Sion (German, active 13th century)

About this artwork

Status

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Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Burchard of Mount Sion (Author)

Title

Folio Fourteen from Burchard of Sion's De locis ac mirabilibus mundi, or an Illuminated Geography

Origin

France

Date

1450–1470

Medium

Folio from a partial manuscript with decorated letters and other decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with Latin inscriptions in black and brown ink, ruled in light brown ink, on vellum

Dimensions

500 × 390 mm (average)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank G. Logan

Reference Number

1915.334.14

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