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Initial from a Gradual

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  • Illuminated Manuscript. Cutting. Initial from a Gradual. Master of the Arcimboldi Missal. Crivelli, Protasio (Italian, op.1497-1506). Production Place: Italy, Lombardy. Parchment, 150 x 151 mm, two four-line musical staves ruled in red and two fragmentary lines of text ruled in pale brown ink on reverse, circa 1490 to circa 1499. CONTENTS: On reverse, fragmentary text from an antiphon used in the Mass for the Feast of the Assumption: reuertere su[lamitis. reu]ertere reuerte[re ut intueamur te] (Cant 6, 12-13); the initial G would have opened the introit to the Mass for the Feast of the Assumption, Gaudeamus omnes. DECORATION: Historiated initial with letter formed of zoomorphic and foliate forms, on a solid gold ground with angels, leaves and jewel motifs: [G] Assumption of the Virgin.
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