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The Assumption of the Virgin in a Historiated Initial "A" from an Antiphonary

A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf on parchment, with gothica textura inscriptions in brownish-black ink, ruled in red, verso.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf on parchment, with gothica textura inscriptions in brownish-black ink, ruled in red, verso.

Date:

15th century

Artist:

Italian (Lombardy)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Title

The Assumption of the Virgin in a Historiated Initial "A" from an Antiphonary

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1401–1500

Medium

Manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf on parchment, with gothica textura inscriptions in brownish-black ink, ruled in red, verso

Dimensions

15.8 × 13.4 cm (6 1/4 × 5 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1915.549

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