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Manuscript Illumination with Initial H, from a Bible

Date:
ca. 1175–95
Geography:
Made in Pontigny, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Tempera and gold on parchment
Dimensions:
11 5/8 x 6in. (29.5 x 15.2cm) Mat: 19 1/4 × 14 1/4 in. (48.9 × 36.2 cm)
Classification:
Manuscripts and Illuminations
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.364.1
Not on view
From the abbey at Pontigny; Peter Sharrer, Hillsdale, NJ (sold 1999)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of Medieval Art in Context," December 8, 2014–March 8, 2015.

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