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Saint Veronica Displaying the Sudarium:Border foliage and grotesque
Saint Veronica Displaying the Sudarium:Border foliage and grotesque
The lush foliage with broad leaves is distinctive of the Master of Guillebert de Mets. The drolleries and grotesques in the margins are often not related to the theme of the main miniature but set a playful tone.


Master of Guillebert de Mets
Flemish, Flanders, about 1450 - 1455
Tempera colors, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment
7 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.
MS. 2, FOL. 13V