Manuscript Leaf Cutting Showing an Illumiated Initial R with St. Protasius and St. Gervasius

possibly by the Master of the Vitae Imperatorum
(Italian, active Milan, 1431–59)

Date: mid-15th century
Geography: probably Milan
Culture: Italian, probably Milan
Medium: Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment
Dimensions: 3 7/16 x 3 9/16 in. (8.7 x 9 cm)
Classification: Books & Manuscripts
Credit Line: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1923
Accession Number: 23.21.10

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