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Historiated initial from a Gradual

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  • Illuminated manuscript. Cutting. Historiated initial from a Gradual. Vimercate, Tomasino da (Italian). Parchment, gold, 170 x 97 mm, two four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and two lines of text largely obscured by the remains of a paper mount. Production Place: Italy, Milan, Lodi. Circa 1395 to circa 1400. CONTENT: The initial probably opened the Introit to the Mass for a Virgin Martyr, Loquebar de testimoniis tuis (Ps. 118:46). DECORATION: Historiated initial in pale graded pink on blue ground with acanthus and floral extensions: [L] St Catharine of Alexandria brought before Emperor Maxentius.
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