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Female Saint in a Historiated Initial "L" from a Choir Book

A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with gothica textura inscriptions in latin in black ink, ruled in red, on parchment.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with gothica textura inscriptions in latin in black ink, ruled in red, on parchment.

Date:

1330/40

Artist:

Italian (Florence)
circle of the Master of the Dominican Effigies (Italian, active 1328-1350)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Master of the Dominican Effigies

Title

Female Saint in a Historiated Initial "L" from a Choir Book

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality)

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1330–1340

Medium

Manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with gothica textura inscriptions in Latin in black ink, ruled in red, on parchment

Dimensions

15.6 × 16.2 cm (6 3/16 × 6 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gregor Aheron

Reference Number

1930.171

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