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Manuscript - Part of a leaf from a Choirbook with a historiated initial T
  • Part of a leaf from a Choirbook with a historiated initial T
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Part of a leaf from a Choirbook with a historiated initial T

  • Object:

    Manuscript

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1500 (made)

  • Museum number:

    3068

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 69, box A

Physical description

Cutting from choirbook, initial T with miniature of Bishop consecrating an altar.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1500 (made)

Dimensions

Height: 158 mm, Width: 196 mm

Historical context note

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

'Cat. no. 20 .4
3068 (MS 61)
CHOIR BOOK
Part of leaf with a historiated initial T (red/brown letter-shape with floral infill, on burnished gold and blue ground, bishop with crozier, book and [mop] before altar, on which are two candle-sticks and candles and an alter piece of three male saints)

On verso, rubric: A'. Fu[n or m] ...sapiencia Dei fun[-]

Germany, c. 1500
150 x 190 mm; initial 115 x 130 mm.
Part of 3 lines of music (staves of 4 lines, 24 mm) and text visible; Hafnagel notation

Anntated by Art Museum "No.55, 1/11/[18]58"; [transferred from Art Museum, 1863]
Pub: 1908 cat, 17; 1923 cat, 14'

Descriptive line

Part of a leaf from a Choirbook with a historiated initial T; Germany; ca 1500

Categories

Manuscripts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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