Friday, June 2, 2017

The Adoration of the Magi (1408-09)

The Adoration of the Magi (1408-09)
Van Limburg brothers 1375 – 1416
illuminated manuscript (24 × 17 cm) — 1408-09
Matthew 2:11 - And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.
A page from Les Belles Heures, the first book of hours the Limburg brothers made for the Duke of Berry. The vellum is decorated with ink, tempera and gold leaf.
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