Illuminated Initial "A" from a Psalter or Breviary

A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with latin inscriptions in brown and red ink, unruled, on vellum.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with latin inscriptions in brown and red ink, unruled, on vellum.

Date:

c. 1450s

Artist:

German or Southern Netherlandish (Bruges)

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Title

Illuminated Initial "A" from a Psalter or Breviary

Origin

Germany

Date

1450–1459

Medium

Manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with Latin inscriptions in brown and red ink, unruled, on vellum

Dimensions

137 x 96 mm

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1915.552b

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