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Full-page miniature of Annunciation.

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Full-page miniature of Annunciation.

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1520 (approximate)
Place Term: Augsburg, Germany
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 79
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Annunciation
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Name of early owner (?) erased (Sutroexa de Stoffe?). At beginning, German arms. From R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.

Content : 1, plus modern hand on the paper

Content : 16 miniatures. Figures of humans and animals in borders.

Content : 18 long lines, ruled in pen, prickings visible.

Content : Call number formerly De Ricci Ms. 79

Content : De Ricci, 1327. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : First viii pages, on paper, contain prayers in a modern hand. Miniature pasted on inside front cover. Images chosen from beginning and end as binding is tight.

Content : Large initials on fields of varying colors -- red, gold, blue, green. Smaller blue and red initials (some with puzzle design) with some opposing penwork. Very small alternating red, blue and purple initials. Rubrics, placemarkers. Border decorations.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: bd588ac0-c5cb-012f-e122-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1520: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Full-page miniature of Annunciation." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1520. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Full-page miniature of Annunciation." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1520). Full-page miniature of Annunciation. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Full-page miniature of Annunciation.