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Title [Manuscript illumination: coronation scene]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date [13th century]
Id Number Current Accession F.15
Id Number Current Repository 1200
Inscription T.E.B Number "3725" and "12/6" in pencil.
Location Creation Site Germany
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Material Ink and paint on parchment
Notes Manuscript fragment with two columns of German text and a miniature, probably from a Bible. Probably made by a lay person for personal use (as opposed to being made in a monastery or manuscript workshop). This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Manuscript fragment, mounted, two columns of handwritten script in black and rubrics (red) in German on verso. Miniature: Coronation scene with figures representing Christ (with stigmatta) and God - German text and rubrics. Scene with God, crowned and seated, placing a crown on the head of a younger kneeling man with stigmata on his hands, and blood on his chest (presumably depicting Christ). Dark blue background.
Object References (plate numbers 98 & 99)
Relation References Book: Roth;Edith;, Mediaeval Book Illumination in Europe, Thames and Hudson. 1968.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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