Hours of Queen Isabella the Catholic, Queen of Spain: Fol. 117v

Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum | 22.5 x 15.2cm | c. 1500

Master of the First Prayerbook of Maximillian

This manuscript was illuminated by a circle of at least five highly organized manuscript painters active in the Flemish cities of Ghent and Bruges. The principal illuminator was Alexander Bening, who painted the majority of the book's miniatures. Man...
read more