|This is the upper half of the verso, containing the end of the first prayer, a rubric introducing the second prayer, and the beginning of the second prayer. There is a slightly sad looking illuminated initial, which has been produced by painting with liquid gold so that it is entirely flat, rather than having the globular appearance that occurs when gesso and gold leaf are used for illumination.|
|Book of Hours, c.1500. From a private collection. Photographs © Dianne Tillotson.|
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