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Half-length figure of a prophet, initial from a Choir book

Image attached to MS McClean 201.16c

An image of Illuminated manuscript. Cutting. Initial from a Choir book. Production Place: Italy, Lombardy. Parchment, gold, 80 x 88 mm, one fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line of fragmentary words ruled in brown ink on reverse, circa 1500.
DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink with acanthus on gold ground: [D, 1 l.] Half-length figure of a prophet.

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Illuminated manuscript. Cutting. Initial from a Choir book. Production Place: Italy, Lombardy. Parchment, gold, 80 x 88 mm, one fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line of fragmentary words ruled in brown ink on reverse, circa 1500. DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink with acanthus on gold ground: [D, 1 l.] Half-length figure of a prophet.

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  • Accession Number: MS McClean 201.16c
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Andrew Morris
  • Image height: 944 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
  • Filesize: 210.23kB

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