Illuminated Detail of a Peacock from The Adventures of Gillion de Trazegnies

SKU: 248P
  • This graceful peacock is reproduced from the top border of Folio xiii from Roman de Gillion de Trazegnies, an illuminated manuscript in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum. This page is entitled: 'How my lord Gillion of Trazegnies left Jerusalem and was captured at sea by the Saracens and held captive in Cairo in Egypt.' Hand painted by Claudia Tulifero in Florence, Italy. She prepares her own egg tempera with pure pigments and genuine lapis lazuli and paints on parchment prepared by a French artisan. Each illumination is gilded with 23¾ karat pure gold leaf. Comes with text that describes the origin of the detail. Matted and ready for framing.

    - Illuminated detail measures 5-3/8 inches x 1.25 inches (13.5cm x 3.25cm)
    - Size including mat: 8.25 inches x 5-7/8 inches (21cm x 15cm) 
    - Hand painted by Claudia Tulifero in Florence, Italy 
    - Item #: 248P