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Saint in bed surrounded by three visitors, historiated initial from a set of Choir books

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An image of Illuminated manuscript. Cutting. Historiated initial from a set of Choir books. Production Place: Italy, Milan or Lodi. Parchment, gold, 145 x 140 mm, one fragmentary line of text ruled in pale brown ink and two fragmentary four-line musical staves ruled in red ink on reverse, circa 1395 to circa 1400.
CONTENTS: fragmentary text on reverse, […]lupi ra[…]. DECORATION: Historiated initial in pale graded pink on burnished gold ground with floral and acanthus extensions into the margins which also contain gold balls and birds: [D] Saint in bed surrounded by three visitors.

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Illuminated manuscript. Cutting. Historiated initial from a set of Choir books. Production Place: Italy, Milan or Lodi. Parchment, gold, 145 x 140 mm, one fragmentary line of text ruled in pale brown ink and two fragmentary four-line musical staves ruled in red ink on reverse, circa 1395 to circa 1400. CONTENTS: fragmentary text on reverse, […]lupi ra[…]. DECORATION: Historiated initial in pale graded pink on burnished gold ground with floral and acanthus extensions into the margins which also contain gold balls and birds: [D] Saint in bed surrounded by three visitors.

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  • Accession Number: MS McClean 201.13i
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Andrew Morris
  • Image height: 1063 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
  • Filesize: 249.06kB

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