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MS M.619 (verso)

Scenes from the Life of David Leaf from the Winchester Bible Illuminated by the Master of the Morgan Leaf England, Winchester, Cathedral Priory of St. Swithin, ca. 1160–80 583 x 396 mm Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912; MS M.619 (verso) Described as the finest English painting of the twelfth century, this is the Morgan's most important single leaf.

Petites Heures de la reine Anne de Bretagne. Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin Format : Parchemin. - AB + 78 feuillets. - 170 × 120 mm Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b84328965

A German hand-coloured woodcut, c.1500; a memento mori as New Year greeting ("EIN GVT SELIG NEV IAR BVSCH ICH EVCH"); in the centre of the print is a woman with a skull for a face looking in a mirror, the legend says 'I am young and lovely, but when I become old...' 'time brings all things'. (British Museum)