Simon Bening, Da Costa Hours


One of his earliest works, Simon Bening was the son of an illuminator. The Da Costa Hours is at the Morgan Library and according to lore was given by Pope Leo X to King Manuel 1.
 

Simon Bening, November: Preparing flax for linen, Da Costa Hours, in Latin
Illuminated by Simon Bening (1483/84–1561) Belgium, Bruges ca. 1515

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