<< Search Results
Bookmark and Share

 

Core Record

Title [Manuscript illumination: Initials C and O]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date [late 12th century]
Id Number Current Accession F.13.2
Id Number Current Repository 1198
Inscription On frame ´45/- me´ ´From Beckingham Hall Norfolk´; T.E.B. label for Jan 1897 and number ´1404´ ´Lethaby 173´
Location Creation Site [Italy]
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Material Ink, paint and gold leaf on parchment
Notes (Capital C cut from book, cf. B.424, B.425).
This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Nativity scene - latin text and musical notation. Capital O in blue, red, green and flesh colours, depicting two haloed women in blue by a cradle containing a baby with a halo, above an ark, below a stylised building, and in front of a canopy, three other women and a boy present. Musical notation and Latin text on verso.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

about        contact        terms of use        image credits        Cookies        © 2013