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  • Date:

    14th century (made)

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  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 76


14th century (made)


: 12 3/4 in, : 7 5/8 in

Historical context note

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

'E. 371-1911
Leaf, with 6-line historiated initial P (St Anne with Virgin in her arms), 4-line decorated initial S, 3-line and 2-line initial in red and blue with contrasting penwork flourishing

Rubrics for SS Felix and Audactius, Duodecim fratres, Egidio conf & abbot; nativity of the Virgin, Comemoration of St Adrian

Italy (Umbria). c. 1320-1330
350 x 245 mm; written space 225 x 170 mm; 27 lines; 2 cols.

Stamp of C E Rappaport, Lot 2, £3.5.0'

Descriptive line

Leaf from a Missal. Initial F in pink on a blue ground decorated with the figures of the Virgin and Child on a diapered vermilion ground. Also a smaller initial S in pink on a blue ground with foliated scrolls and other initials in red and blue penwork. Italy, 14th century. A duplicate number MS.1483 was assigned to this object in error and was subsequently cancelled.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1911, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1912






Medieval and renaissance; Illustration; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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