Original manuscript folio Bible leaf with illuminations from the Johannes Grusch Workshop. Formerly owned by the Royal Abbey of St Genevieve in Paris. France, circa 1247. Stunning illuminated initial depicts a seated Saint Paul resting his hand on a sword. Available for sale on our website, item IM-3123, www.cepuckett.com.
The historiated initial opens the Book of I Corinthians “Paulus vocatus...” (Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God...).