Saint in a Historiated Initial from a Choirbook

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

Date:

c. 1430

Artist:

Italian (Venice)
Cristoforo Cortese (Italian, flourished c. 1399-before 1445)

About this artwork

On View

Prints and Drawings, Gallery 204

Artist

Cristoforo Cortese

Title

Saint in a Historiated Initial from a Choirbook

Origin

Italy

Date

1420–1440

Medium

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

Dimensions

98 x 64 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

1924.151

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