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Illuminated Manuscript Leaf

A work made of manuscript cutting with roman small letter inscriptions in black and dark brown inks, tempera and gold leaf illuminated letters, and decorations in red and lavender inks, on vellum.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting with roman small letter inscriptions in black and dark brown inks, tempera and gold leaf illuminated letters, and decorations in red and lavender inks, on vellum.

Date:

c. 1450

Artist:

Italian

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Title

Illuminated Manuscript Leaf

Origin

Italy

Date

1445–1455

Medium

Manuscript cutting with roman small letter inscriptions in black and dark brown inks, tempera and gold leaf illuminated letters, and decorations in red and lavender inks, on vellum

Dimensions

147 × 94 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Ernest F. Detterer

Reference Number

1917.235.4

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