26 January 2012
School of Bruges, circa 1470
Saint Christopher, Saint Barbara and Saint Catherine: three miniatures from a Book of Hours
bodycolor heightened with gold
each: 4¾ x 3 1/8 in. (12.1 x 8 cm.)
James Dennistoun (1803-1855), and by descent to his granddaughter Mrs. Hensley Hneson.
Sir Kenneth Clark; Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1984, lot 105.
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These three miniatures are in the style of the Bruges painter Willem Vrelant who became a citizen of Bruges in 1456 and died in 1481. They were made a single-sheet miniatures to be bound into Books of Hours.
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