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Manuscript cutting

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.620-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 195, box 3

Object history note

Purchased from Giovanni Piancastelli ("Sig. Prof. G. Piancastelli, Via Saragozza 10, Bologna") together with 106 manuscript cuttings, in six batches, each batch paid a sum of £20 (Circ.572 to 606-1912, Circ.607 to 624-1912, Circ.625 to 650-1912, Circ.651 to 658-1912, Circ.659 to 669-1912, Circ.670 to 677-1912). Information for the Circulation dpt registers.

Descriptive line

Illuminated letter 'P' manuscript fragment (illuminated initials in red and blue), Italian, 15th century

Materials

Parchment; Ink; Pigments

Techniques

Illumination; Writing

Categories

Manuscript cutting; Manuscripts; Medieval and renaissance

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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