Beautifully Illuminated Leaf Bernard Of Clairvaux
Title: Illuminated manuscript leaf with an excerpt from a letter by Bernard of Clarivaux to Rainald, Abbot of Foigny
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux
Description: Single leaf on vellum, 14 lines. Small water-color painting of a man carrying the Christ child on his shoulder, initial letters and flourishes in red, blue, green, and gilt. 26.7x16.7 cm. (10½x6½")Text begins: "Is not that truly light which does not burden, but relieves him who bears it?" A beautifully illuminated leaf with small images of birds and flowers within the marginal flourishes.
Heading: (Illuminated Manuscript)Place Published: No place
Date Published: c.1900