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Latin Vulgate Bible

A work made of manuscript with 366 folios, 82 historiated initials and other decorations in tempera, gold leaf and colored inks, and with latin inscriptions in gothica textualis media, in brown and black inks, ruled in graphite, on parchment, bound in brown morocco leather over wooden boards, with gold tooled binding and brass clasps.
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  • A work made of manuscript with 366 folios, 82 historiated initials and other decorations in tempera, gold leaf and colored inks, and with latin inscriptions in gothica textualis media, in brown and black inks, ruled in graphite, on parchment, bound in brown morocco leather over wooden boards, with gold tooled binding and brass clasps.

Date:

1230/40 (17th century binding)

Artist:

French (Paris)
English binding

About this artwork

Status

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Department

Prints and Drawings

Title

Latin Vulgate Bible

Date

1225–1245

Medium

Manuscript with 366 folios, 82 historiated initials and other decorations in tempera, gold leaf and colored inks, and with Latin inscriptions in gothica textualis media, in brown and black inks, ruled in graphite, on parchment, bound in brown morocco leather over wooden boards, with gold tooled binding and brass clasps

Dimensions

165 × 110 mm (images, average); 225 mm × 150 mm (sheets, average)

Credit Line

B. F. Ferguson Fund

Reference Number

1915.524

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