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Two Saints and Two Bishops in a Historiated Initial "E" from a Choir Book

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

Date:

1335/1400

Artist:

Italian (Siena or Bologna)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Sienese School

Title

Two Saints and Two Bishops in a Historiated Initial "E" from a Choir Book

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1335–1400

Medium

Manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with Latin inscriptions in brownish-black ink, ruled in red ink, verso, on vellum

Dimensions

15.1 × 14.9 cm (6 × 5 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Brewster Fund

Reference Number

1922.5

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