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Manuscript

  • Date:

    1392-1399 (made)

  • Museum number:

    434

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 30, box C

Date

1392-1399 (made)

Historical context note

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

'Cat. no. 307 FRAGMENTS FROM THE SAN MICHELE A MUTANO GRADUALS MADE IN SANTA MARIA DEGLI ANGELI, FLORENCE; Italy (Florence), 1392-1399. (431, 432, 434, 3045, 3074, 3087, D.217-1906 to D. 229-1906)

Cat. no 307.1
434 (MS 964)
GRADUAL (First Sunday of Advent)
Leaf, with initial A (God the Father presenting Christi Child to a group of saints, including one pope, two monks: attributed by Kanter to Silvestro dei Cherarducii and by Levi D'Ancona to the Maestro delle Canzoni). Related fragments are in the Pierpont Morgan Library, National Museum, Stockholm, Kuferstichkabinett, Berlin, Musée Marmottan, Paris; Museo Civico, Padua; British Library.

Rubric In nomine Domini Amen. Dominica Prima de Adventu Domini ad Missam, Introitus. Ad te levavi

Italy (Florence) . 1392-1399
580 x 395 mm; written space 425 x 270 mm
lines of music (Staves of 4 red lines, 37 mm) and text; Square notation
Fol. I (14c)

Transferred from the Art Museum in 1859 or before 1863
Pub. 1908 cat, 84; 1923 cat, 77-78 ; Levi D'Ancona, 1993, II p. 25, fig.1; Kanter, 1994, p. 157.

Descriptive line

Leaf from gradual with historiated letter A depicting God the Father presenting Christ Child to a group of saints, including one pope and two monks. Attributed to Silvestro dei Gherarducci and also to Maestro delle Canzoni. Florence 1392-1399. A duplicate number MS.964 was assigned to this object in error and was subsequently cancelled.

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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