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The Nativity in a Historiated Initial "P" from a Choir Book

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

Date:

c. 1390

Artist:

Italian (Padua)
Master of the Brussels Initials (active Bologna and Paris, 1390-1410)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Master of the Brussels Initials

Title

The Nativity in a Historiated Initial "P" from a Choir Book

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1380–1400

Medium

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

Dimensions

8.7 × 9 cm (3 7/16 × 3 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1915.547

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