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Manuscript Illumination with Four Saints in an Initial O, from a Choir Book

Master of the Murano Gradual (active ca. 1430–60)
Made in probably Veneto, Italy
Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment
Overall: 6 x 4 11/16 in. (15.2 x 11.9 cm) Study mat: 11 15/16 x 9 15/16 in. (30.4 x 25.2 cm)
Manuscripts and Illuminations
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
Not on view
Probably Camaldolese monastery of San Michele, Murano; Marczell von Nemes (d. 1930), Budapest and Munich (sold 1928); his sale, Muller's, Amsterdam (November 13-14, 1928, no. 98); Dr. Elizabeth De Csepel, New York (sold 1948)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300-1500," November 25, 2008–April 12, 2009.

Russell, Francis. "A Gothic Miniature from Murano." The Burlington Magazine 122, no. 923 (February 1980). p. 117 n. 7.

Boskovits, M., L. Cogliati-Arano, A. Ottolini, and C. Travi. Arte in Lombardia: tra gotico e rinascimento. Milan: Fabbri Editori, 1988. p. 15, 18, 46, fig. 18.

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. 59, fig. 75.

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