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Manuscript Illumination with Initial V, from a Bible

Manuscript Illumination with Initial V, from a Bible

This initial comes from a five-volume Bible, imposing in size and vigorously decorated, that belonged to the Cistercian abbey of Pontigny. In the twelfth century this monastery in the diocese of Sens was a scho... more

Manuscript Illumination with the Evangelist Luke

Manuscript Illumination with the Evangelist Luke

On a single page from a gospel book, the illumination shows the evangelist Luke seated on a backless chair, reaching with his left arm toward the open book on a pedestal before him. He wears a loose-fitting blu... more

Manuscript Illumination with the Beheading of Saint Paul in an Initial S, from a Gradual

Manuscript Illumination with the Beheading of Saint Paul in an Initial...

The Beheading of Saint Paul is one of two cuttings in the Metropolitan Museum's collection that was excised from the ensemble of choir books created for the Cathedral of Imola, near Bologna. As was often the ca... more

Manuscript Illumination with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple in an Initial S, from a Gradual

Manuscript Illumination with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple ...

The green hanging lamp and the starburst patterns of the background are hallmarks of the work of the first artist to work on choir books for a new cathedral at Imola, near Bologna, probably commissioned by its ... more

Manuscript Illumination with the Annunciation in an Initial R, from a Gradual

Manuscript Illumination with the Annunciation in an Initial R, from a ...

Here, the letter “R” opens the Introit, or entrance hymn, “Rorate caeli de super” (Drop down dew, you heavens, from above), sung on the Feast of the Annunciation. This feast day was one of the most important in... more

Manuscript Illumination with Scenes of Easter in an Initial A, from an Antiphonary

Manuscript Illumination with Scenes of Easter in an Initial A, from an...

Nerius' name is known from his signature on a legal manuscript, for which Bologna, with its great university, was renowned. This example of his work, however, was created for a community of Augustinian monks. T... more

Manuscript Illumination with the Birth of the Virgin in an Initial G, from a Gradual

Manuscript Illumination with the Birth of the Virgin in an Initial G, ...

Were it not for the halos, one might think that this scene, painted by a monk celebrated as a painter, illuminator, and successful administrator of Santa Maria degli Angeli, represents morning in a wealthy home... more

Manuscript Illumination with Saint Lawrence in an Initial C, from a Gradual

Manuscript Illumination with Saint Lawrence in an Initial C, from a Gr...

When embellished with a figure or a scene, the opening letter of a hymn serves as a visual prompt to members of the choir. Here, the figure dressed as a deacon and holding a large grill is Saint Lawrence, whose... more

Manuscript Illumination with Crucifixion in an Initial T, from a Missal

Manuscript Illumination with Crucifixion in an Initial T, from a Missa...

The use of shades of grey lends both a sculptural and a mournful quality to the figures of Jesus on the cross, the Virgin Mary, and Saint John. While the painting reflects Parisian taste around 1400, the letter... more

Manuscript Illumination with Saint Stephen in an Initial S, from an Antiphonary

Manuscript Illumination with Saint Stephen in an Initial S, from an An...

Master of the Brussels Initials (Italian, Bologna, active ca. 1390–ca. 1420) Made in Bologna, Italy

Manuscript Illumination with Four Saints in an Initial O, from a Choir Book

Manuscript Illumination with Four Saints in an Initial O, from a Choir...

Master of the Murano Gradual (active ca. 1430–60) Made in probably Veneto, Italy

Manuscript Illumination with All Saints in an Initial V, from an Antiphonary

Manuscript Illumination with All Saints in an Initial V, from an Antip...

Attributed to Cosmè Tura (Cosimo di Domenico di Bonaventura) (Italian, Ferrara ca. 1433–1495 Ferrara) Made in Ferrara, Italy

Manuscript Illumination with the Assumption of the Virgin in an Initial A, from an Antiphonary

Manuscript Illumination with the Assumption of the Virgin in an Initia...

The solemnity of the scene of Jesus' apostles witnessing the miraculous Assumption of the Virgin into heaven is radically transformed by the depiction of a monstrous green dragon whose body forms the opening le... more

Manuscript Illumination with the Presentation in the Templ in an Initial S, from a Gradual

Manuscript Illumination with the Presentation in the Templ in an Initi...

Attributed to Cosmè Tura (Cosimo di Domenico di Bonaventura) (Italian, Ferrara ca. 1433–1495 Ferrara) Made in Ferrara, Italy

Manuscript Illumination with the Assumption of the Virgin in an Initial G, from a Gradual

Manuscript Illumination with the Assumption of the Virgin in an Initia...

This miniature shows the twelve apostles kneeling around the tomb of the Virgin and gazing up to watch her ascension to heaven. A peculiar green dragon at the upper right, gazes menacingly at the Virgin with o... more

Illumination of Solomon and Sheba - Old Testament I

Illumination of Solomon and Sheba - Old Testament I

Kings, X, "Giant Bible of Mainz." Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453.

Manuscript Illumination with Joseph Sold by His Brothers in an Initial V, from an Antiphonary

Manuscript Illumination with Joseph Sold by His Brothers in an Initial...

Giovanni Pietro da Cemmo (Italian, active 1474–1507) Made in Brescia, Italy

Manuscript Illumination with Initial S, from a Choir Book
Manuscript Illumination with Adoration of the Magi

Manuscript Illumination with Adoration of the Magi

In this page from a book of devotional prayers, the artist has superimposed an image of the Adoration in the unfolding story of the journey of the Magi to the stable in Bethlehem. In the background the Magi are... more

Manuscript Illumination with Scenes from the Life of Saint John the Baptist

Manuscript Illumination with Scenes from the Life of Saint John the Ba...

This sophisticated image from a book of devotional prayers depicts John the Baptist seated in a landscape with his attribute, the lamb, and pointing to an open book. Scenes from the saint’s life surround the ce... more

Manuscript Illumination with the Visitation in an Initial D, from a Choir Book

Manuscript Illumination with the Visitation in an Initial D, from a Ch...

Spanish Forger (French, active late 19th–early 20th century)