Seller: e-techdirect (505) 100%, Location: Newcastle, NSW, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 113430531361 Bible of Borso D'Este Illuminated Manuscript Re-production by Elizabeth Ashcroft illuminations NEW - Accented in Gold Manuscript presented on sculptured board 220 gsm sheet size : 5x7 inches The magnificent Bible of Borso d’Este represents the zenith of Ferrarese miniature painting and one of the highpoints of Italian Renaissance manuscript illumination. It was commissioned by Borso d’Este (1413–71), the first duke of Ferrara, who intended it as a demonstration of the splendor of the House of Este, which at the time was competing with Florence and the court of the Medici for international status. The manuscript was completed between 1455 and 1461, the same time that Johann Gutenberg was producing the first printed Bible from moveable type. The Bible consists of two folio volumes of more than 1,000 individual illuminations. FREE Shipping Australia Wide- Standard Postage Registered Postage: $7.30 International Economy: $12.00 Untracked International - Tracked :$24 Thank you for your interest.