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Manuscript cutting - Historiated initial showing the Parable of the Importunate Friend
  • Historiated initial showing the Parable of the Importunate Friend
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Historiated initial showing the Parable of the Importunate Friend

  • Object:

    Manuscript cutting

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)
    Paris (probably, made)

  • Date:

    early 16th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.313-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 81, box U

Place of Origin

France (made)
Paris (probably, made)

Date

early 16th century (made)

Dimensions

Height: 95 mm, Width: 100 mm

Object history note

Purchased from Messrs Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, on 10 April 1923 together with other cuttings (as Flemish, late 15th century). Information from Departmental Circulation Register 1923.
Cuttings from the same manuscript in the V&A collection: CIRC.312-1923, CIRC.313-1923, CIRC.314-1923, CIRC.317-1923.

Descriptive line

Historiated initial E showing the Parable of the Importunate Friend (Luke:11:5-8), from a choirbook, France (Paris?), ca.1500.

Materials

Gold; Pigments; Ink; Parchment

Techniques

Illumination

Categories

Manuscript cutting; Religion; Manuscripts; Christianity

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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