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

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

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