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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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