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Saint Peter in a Historiated Initial "E" from a Gradual

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

Date:

15th century

Artist:

Italian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Title

Saint Peter in a Historiated Initial "E" from a Gradual

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality)

Date

1400–1499

Medium

Manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, and red and blue ink, with gothica textura inscriptions in brownish-black, and ruled in red ink, recto and verso, on parchment

Dimensions

Initial: 5.3 × 5.3 cm (2 1/8 × 2 1/8 in.); Sheet: 50.7 × 33.6 cm (20 × 13 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1915.555

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