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Brazen Sea, one of six illustrated leaves from the Postilla Litteralis (Literal Commentary) of Nicholas of Lyra

ca. 1360–1380
Opaque watercolor, iron-gall ink and gold on vellum
16 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (41.9 x 24.8 cm) Mat: 22 × 16 in. (55.9 × 40.6 cm)
Manuscripts and Illuminations
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 2011
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Bruce Ferrini, Akron, Ohio (sold 1987)] ; Schøyen collection, Oslo, Norway ; [ Sam Fogg Ltd., London (sold 2011)]
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