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  • Date:

    14th century (made)

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    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 26


14th century (made)

Historical context note

Data taken from notes compiled by Rowan Watson. The full text of the entry is as follows:

'260.2 (MS 217)
BIBLE (Zachariah)
Leaf, with historiated initial I (prophet with banderoll lettered "Aggeus propheta" - in error?)

Rubric: Explicit Aggeus propheta, incipit Zacharias Propheta. In mense octavo

NL 14th century
msd; written space 340 x 220 mm; 2 cols; 38 lines

Bought from J&S Goldschmidt, 1872.
Pub: 1908 cat, 27 1923 cat, 22'

Descriptive line

Leaf from Bible, Book of Zachariah, with historiated initial I depicting prophet with banderoll lettered "Aggeus propheta". Netherlandish. 14th century. A duplicate number MS.214 was assigned to this object in error and was subsequently cancelled.


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