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Figure with Scythe, Illuminated Initials "KL" or "BV" recto, and Fish with Lobster Claws, verso, from a Psalter or Book of Hours

A work made of manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with inscriptions in dark brown, red and blue ink, ruled in dark brown ink, on vellum.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with inscriptions in dark brown, red and blue ink, ruled in dark brown ink, on vellum.

Date:

1275/1325

Artist:

Flemish (probably Liège, possibly Benedictine)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Anonymous Benedictine Monk/Scribe

Title

Figure with Scythe, Illuminated Initials "KL" or "BV" recto, and Fish with Lobster Claws, verso, from a Psalter or Book of Hours

Place

Flanders (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1275–1325

Medium

Manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with inscriptions in dark brown, red and blue ink, ruled in dark brown ink, on vellum

Dimensions

10.2 × 6.5 cm (4 1/16 × 2 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Reference Number

2003.517

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