Capital "Q", illumination from the manuscript "Gradualis sanctorum Ecclesiae Parisiensis pars V", ms. RES VMA MS-1415, p. 135, 1669, Département Musique, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.
Illumination from a Book of Hours (Paris), ms. Latin MS 164, f. 81r, ca. 1430, The John Rylands Library, Manchester.
Illumination from the Philibert de Viry’s Book of Hours, ms. lat. 367, f. 5r, beginning of the 16th century, Bibliothèque de Genève, Geneva.
Illumination from the"Breviary of Queen Isabella of Castile", ms. Add MS 18851, f. 390r, circa 1497, British Library, London.
Illumination from a German Bible, Ms. Ludwig I 13 (83.MA.62), f. 363r, ca. 1450, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.
Illumination from the manuscript "Le Séjour d'honneur di Octavien de Saint-Gelais", ms. Français 12783, f. 10v, 15th century, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.
Illumination from the "Da Costa Hours", ms. M.399, f. 125v, ca. 1515, Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.
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