The Birth of the Virgin in a Historiated Initial "G" from an Antiphonal

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

Date:

c. 1500

Artist:

French (Paris)
circle of the Master of Jacques de Besançon or the Master of Morgan 85

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Artist

Master of Jacques de Besançon

Title

The Birth of the Virgin in a Historiated Initial "G" from an Antiphonal

Origin

France

Date

1485–1515

Medium

Manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with gothica textualis inscriptions in black, ruled in red, on parchment

Dimensions

160 × 168 mm

Credit Line

Samuel P. Avery Endowment Fund

Reference Number

1931.24

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