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Title [Manuscript illumination : Miniatur if the Holy Family]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date [14th century]
Id Number Current Accession F.143
Id Number Current Repository 4338
Location Creation Site Italy (probably Bologna)
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Material Ink, paint and gold leaf on parchment.
Notes A fragment from a musical manuscript possibly from a monastic choir book (e.g. a Gradual or Antiphonal). Possibly from the same manuscript as F.142 and 144 and F.13b. This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes A fragment from a musical manuscript. This miniature shows the Holy Family including the new born Jesus (as idenified by the cross in his halo), the Virgin Mary, St.John (and Joseph?), halos, robed female, scrolls, book, lectern, temple. Partial black gothic script and musical notation on red staves with decorative gold dot motif (which would suggest Bologna as a place of origin).
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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