The ‘Holkham Bible’. The title-page is hand-finished, and displays a coat of arms, probably that of the Salom family of Padua. It was purchased in Venice in 1719 for Thomas Coke (1697-1759), of Holkham Hall. - Early Printing - in Europe
This is a caricature of me(Melissa Blue)as a monk surrounded by items that are writing related. I did this in gauche, gold leaf, and black ink on vellum. The surrounding Italic lettering tells the steps in executing all the gold leaf.