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The Visitation, from a Book of Hours

A work made of manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and littera textualis inscriptions in brown ink, ruled in light brown wash, on parchment.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and littera textualis inscriptions in brown ink, ruled in light brown wash, on parchment.

Date:

1440s

Artist:

French (possibly Paris or Brittany)

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Status

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Department

Prints and Drawings

Title

The Visitation, from a Book of Hours

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1440–1449

Medium

Manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and littera textualis inscriptions in brown ink, ruled in light brown wash, on parchment

Dimensions

17 × 12.6 cm (6 3/4 × 5 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

RX20769/1963

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