Detail of Presentation of the Manuscript to the King
Presentation of the Manuscript to the King. Chronique d'Amboise (The Amboise Chronicle). Unknown illuminator, but possibly executed in the workshop of Jean Perréal. Late 15th century.
"Presentation of the Manuscript to the King. The author kneels to present his work to Charles VIII who is accompanied by two courtiers, one of them is a falconer. In the background is the Loire and a view of Ambroise Castle and its environs with a church." A detail showing the men's hats.
Image from the book Western European Illuminated Manuscripts 8th to 16th Centuries by Tamara Voronova and Andrei Sterligov (2003). Image #227, Page #161. Confidential Concepts. ISBN 1904310478.
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