The Treasury

The Treasury of St Peter and Alexander at the Stiftsmuseum Aschaffenburg

Gospel book

Gospel book, c. 1460/80,
parchment, body paint, gold, leather

MSA Dep. KKPA 20/2009

This gospel book dating from circa1460/80 is adorned with elaborate paintings of tendrils and was part a collection of precious books that Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg brought with him to Aschaffenburg after 1541.

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