Artist

Maker Unknown

Nationality

French

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Date of Work

c. 1260

Medium

Tempera and ink on vellum

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Displayed

Location

UND Art Collections Gallery at the Empire Arts Center

Additional Information

The leaves from a medieval pocket Bible were written in Latin Gothic micro-minuscule script with approximately ten lines per inch. This leaf contains text from Aggeus 2:10 - Zacharias 1:21, as well as contemporary writing inscribed by in the bottom margin by an early owner of the book. The miniature portrays the Prophet Zechariah standing in a Gothic architectural niche and holding a book with a hybrid creature beneath him.

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