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Saint Benedict, initial ‘O’, with border fragments from a Missal

A work made of opaque watercolor, gold leaf with punching, mordant gilding with touches of ruled graphite on pieced parchment.
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  • A work made of opaque watercolor, gold leaf with punching, mordant gilding with touches of ruled graphite on pieced parchment.

Date:

1491

Artist:

Attributed to Jakob Elsner and workshop
German, about 1460–1517

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Artist

Jakob Elsner

Title

Saint Benedict, initial ‘O’, with border fragments from a Missal

Origin

Germany

Date

1491

Medium

Opaque watercolor, gold leaf with punching, mordant gilding with touches of ruled graphite on pieced parchment

Dimensions

307 × 282 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Sandra Hindman

Reference Number

2017.206

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