File:Sack of Rome by Alaric - sacred vessels are brought to a church for safety (2nd of 2).jpg

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English: Augustine, La Cité de Dieu (Vol. I). Translation from the Latin by Raoul de Presles: Sack of Rome by Alaric - sacred vessels are brought to a church for safety (2nd of 2 images).
  • Place of origin, date: Paris, Maïtre François (illuminator); c. 1475; 1478-1480
  • Material: Vellum, ff. 467, 440x300 (270x185) mm, 46 lines, littera hybrida, Binding: 18th-century brown leather (c. 1769)
  • Decoration: 11 two-column miniatures (257/204x190/177 mm); 277 column miniatures (c. 120x80 mm); 11 illustrations in the margin (coats of arms); decorated initials with border decoration
  • Provenance: made for Jacques d'Armagnac, duke of Nemours (1433-1477) and after his capture continued for Philippe de Commines (1447-1511), lord of Argenton (coats of arms in margin and on edge). Purchased in 1751 at the sale of J.-A. Crozat de Tugny (1696-1751) at Thiboust, Paris,by L.-J. Gaignat of Paris; purchased in 1769 at the Gaignat sale at G.F. De Bure le Jeune, Paris (cat. 1 Febr., no. 242) by Gerard Meerman (1722-1771) of Rotterdam, later The Hague; by descent to his son Johan Meerman (1753-1815); acquired between 1816 and 1824 by Willem H.J vanWestreenen van Tiellandt (1783-1848) of The Hague; by legacy to the kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Annotation: Vol. II now: Nantes, BM, fr. 8
Date circa 1475
date QS:P,+1475-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Source Augustine, La Cité de Dieu (Vol. I). Translation from the Latin by Raoul de Presles
Author Maïtre François (illuminator)

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