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Saint Benedict, initial ‘O’, with border fragments from a Missal

A work made of opaque watercolor, gold leaf with punching, mordant gilding with touches of ruled graphite on pieced parchment.
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  • A work made of opaque watercolor, gold leaf with punching, mordant gilding with touches of ruled graphite on pieced parchment.

Date:

1491

Artist:

Attributed to Jakob Elsner and workshop
German, about 1460–1517

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jakob Elsner

Title

Saint Benedict, initial ‘O’, with border fragments from a Missal

Place

Germany (Artist's nationality)

Date

1491

Medium

Opaque watercolor, gold leaf with punching, mordant gilding with touches of ruled graphite on pieced parchment

Dimensions

30.7 × 28.2 cm (12 1/8 × 11 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Sandra Hindman

Reference Number

2017.206

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