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The Adoration of the Magi in a Historiated Initial "E" from a Choirbook

A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with gothica textualis inscriptions in latin in black ink, ruled in black and red ink, on parchment.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with gothica textualis inscriptions in latin in black ink, ruled in black and red ink, on parchment.

Date:

1375/1425

Artist:

Italian (Florence)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Title

The Adoration of the Magi in a Historiated Initial "E" from a Choirbook

Place

Italy (Object made in)

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1375–1425

Medium

Manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with gothica textualis inscriptions in Latin in black ink, ruled in black and red ink, on parchment

Dimensions

19.2 × 16 cm (7 9/16 × 6 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1984.563

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