Italian Leaf from a Hagiography ca. 1150-1200
This leaf from a Hagiography (a biography of the lives of saints) uses a broad, clear Carolingian script. The historiated initial (an initial with an image inside) of St. Cerbonius added in the 14th Century.
Hagiography. Italian. ca. 1150-1200. Leaf Measurement 216 x 288 mm. Text Measurement 194 x 205 mm. Text, Saint’s Biography. In Latin. Script: Carolingian Minuscule.