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Manuscript Illumination with the Virgin and Child in an Initial S, from an Antiphonary

Artist:
Master of the Franciscan Breviary (Italian, active Lombard, ca. 1440–60)
Date:
mid-15th century
Geography:
Made in Lombardy, Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Tempera, ink, and gold on parchment
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 15/16 x 6 1/4 in. (17.6 x 15.8 cm) Illumination: 5 3/8 x 5 in. (13.6 x 12.7 cm) Stave Ht.: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) between stave ht.: 1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm) Mat: 19 3/16 x 14 3/16 in. (48.7 x 36.1 cm)
Classification:
Manuscripts and Illuminations
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.56.2
Not on view
[ Jean Paul Richter, London and Florence (sold 1912)]
Boehm, Barbara Drake. "Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300-1500." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 66, no. 3 (Winter 2009). p. 58, fig. 74.



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