Liège: Initiaaldecoratie (Graduale 1526-1527) [1]

Hs. Graduale (1526-1527) [veiling], fol. Ir.
- David in prayer, historiated initial “A” (Ad te levavi), 100mm. by 115m., his hat and harp on the ground, God in the sky above;
- full border including the Virgin and Child linked to a bearded patriarch, presumably David or Jesse, or even Isaiah, with banderoles, virgo concipiet et pariet filium et vocabitur nomen eius emmanuel (Isaiah 7:14) and Egredietur virga de radice yesse et flos de radice eius ascendet (Isaiah 11: 1).

Bron: Sotheby's auction catalogue Fifty magnificent illuminated manuscripts, London, Tuesday 3 December 2002, p. 254-257.