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Nativity in an Initial H

A work made of brush and gouache, heightened with gum arabic, gold leaf, and gold paint, over brush and black ink, on vellum.
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  • A work made of brush and gouache, heightened with gum arabic, gold leaf, and gold paint, over brush and black ink, on vellum.

Date:

1430/40

Artist:

Zanino di Pietro (Giovanni di Francia)
Italian, active 1389-1448

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 204

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Zanino di Pietro

Title

Nativity in an Initial H

Place

Veneto (Artist's nationality)

Date

1430–1440

Medium

Brush and gouache, heightened with gum arabic, gold leaf, and gold paint, over brush and black ink, on vellum

Dimensions

27.7 × 22.9 cm (10 15/16 × 9 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1998.95

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