Northern France: [c.1500]. A leaf from a Book of Hours illuminated in Northern France and dating c. 1500. This miniature shows Joachim and Anne meeting outside the Golden Gate of Jerusalem, against a background of soft blues and greens, and the whole is within an arch in liquid gold and brown. Joachim wears a robe in liquid gold, and Anne wears a full length veil in pale pink. Surrounded by a soft green mount within a gold frame.
Provenance: Folio Fine Art Ltd., 6 Stratford Place, London. Acquired by private Brisbane collector September 1969. Comes with Folio Fine Art Ltd. Certificate of Authenticity and TLS from Jill Wison (FFA) to private Brisbane collector, offering the miniature described. Item #935