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  • Date:

    1392-1399 (made)

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  • Gallery location:

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


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. 307.3
3074 (MS 966)
GRADUAL (Christmas)
Leaf, with a 2-line historiated initial D (Nativity scene, attributed by Levi D'Acona to the Maestro delle Canzoni and by Kanter to Silvestro dei Gherarducci); marginal decorated of floral motifs with a peacock.

Rubric: In Nocte Nativitatis domini, Introitus. Dominus di/[xit ad me Filius meus], Introit for the first Mass for Christmas morning

Italy (Florence, 1392-1399
msd; written space 425 x 280 mm.
6 lines of music (staves of 4 red lines, 37 mm) and; square notation
Fol. XXXII (14c)

Transferred from Art Museum, Dec. 1863
Pub: 1908 cat, 85; Levi d'Ancona 1993 II, pp. 25, 49; Kanter 1994, p. 158, cat. no. 17a'

Descriptive line

Leaf from a Gradual (Christmas) with a 2-line historiated intitial D (Nativity scene, attributed to the Maestro delle Canzoni or Silvestro dei Gherarducci; Italy (Florence); 1392-1399.


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