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Folio Four from Burchard of Sion's De locis ac mirabilibus mundi, or an Illuminated Geography

A work made of folio from a partial manuscript with decorated letters and other decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with latin inscriptions in black and brown ink, ruled in light brown ink, on vellum.

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  • A work made of folio from a partial manuscript with decorated letters and other decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with latin inscriptions in black and brown ink, ruled in light brown ink, on vellum.

Date:

c. 1460

Artist:

French (Paris)
written by Burchard of Mount Sion (German, active 13th century)

About this artwork

Status

Deaccessioned

Artist

Burchard of Mount Sion (Author)

Title

Folio Four from Burchard of Sion's De locis ac mirabilibus mundi, or an Illuminated Geography

Date

1450–1470

Medium

Folio from a partial manuscript with decorated letters and other decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and with Latin inscriptions in black and brown ink, ruled in light brown ink, on vellum

Dimensions

Average: 50 × 39 cm (19 11/16 × 15 3/8 in.)

Reference Number

1915.334.4

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is based on information known at time of deaccession and does not reflect any subsequent changes or new research findings about the object.

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