Spanish Grey Goose Shaft scroll. 


Order of the Grey Goose Shaft scroll.Gouache on Bristol. I translated a standard text into Spanish. Finished size ~ 9″x 12″ excluding border. 

Hand derived from one of the source pieces.


 Based on 3 early 16th c grants from Valladollid.

Fitzwilliam MS 5-1955 http://webapps.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/explorer/index.php?oid=176665

http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/468758?enlarge=true

Now sold. http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=5949407&lid=1


http://www.mcu.es/archivos/CE/ExpoVisitVirtual/miniaturas_WAI/exposicion3.html

Just the gold


The cartoon. 

 Thoughts:

Even though this gold gouache was burnishable, I’d have been happier with gold leaf.  

This hand wants to be smaller, look for/compose a longer text next time.

Sources:
“Áreas De Cultura: Archivos.” – Ministerio De Educación, Cultura Y Deporte. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.<http://www.mcu.es/archivos/CE/ExpoVisitVirtual/miniaturas_WAI/exposicion3.html&gt;

“Collections Explorer.” Fitzwilliam Museum. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.<http://webapps.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/explorer/index.php?oid=176665&gt;

“Collection.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, I.e. The Met Museum. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.<http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/468758?enlarge=true&gt;

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