Title: Book of Hours, use of Paris
Year: ca. 1400-1450
Origin: France – Paris
Painter: Master of the Duke of Bedford
Title: Apostle Matthew writing in his Gospel
Technique: Hand-painted gouache, watercolor on special processed art paper.
Reconstruction carried out: 2009-2010
Illustration depicting a scene with the Apostle Matthew writing in his Gospel with angel kneeling beside. Decorated initial and five lines of text in which the first two are written in blue. Swirling purple, red, green, and blue clover leaf branches of the ornament, surrounded by the thin leaves to form a tight frame.
Unique Fine Art Paper
Approximately A4 (30X20 cm)