Musical polyphonic codex comprised of the favorite compositions performed at the court of Philip the Handsome and Joan of Castile. Its musical content, illumination and peculiar format allow to say that it was commissionned by the Queen. A masterpiece of Flemish miniature.56 miniatures illuminated in gold. Its folios are illustrated with great originality by the Master of the David Scenes in the Breviary Grimani and Master of the Dresden Prayerbook.

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Realized in Bruges by Antoine de Gavere, who executed numerous works for Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy. It is distinguished by fire engravings of animal and bird motifs intertwined with small vegetable scrolls on both covers, which are lined in leather.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Song Book of Joan the Mad": Cancionero De Juana La Loca facsimile edition, published by Patrimonio Ediciones, 2006

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Cancionero De Juana La Loca

Valencia: Patrimonio Ediciones, 2006

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  • Limited Edition: 999 copies
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Song Book of Joan the Mad: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

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It preserves the original binding. It is distinguished by fire engravings of animal and bird motifs intertwined with small vegetable scrolls on both covers, which are lined in leather.

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