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Large historiated initial showing the Ascension of Christ, on gold field. Three-side border, including a scene of Augustine and the Christ child with various onlookers at the seaside, birds, flowers, and insects.

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Large historiated initial showing the Ascension of Christ, on gold field.  Three-side border, including a scene of Augustine and the Christ child with various onlookers at the seaside, birds, flowers, and insects.

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Large historiated initial showing the Ascension of Christ, on gold field. Three-side border, including a scene of Augustine and the Christ child with various onlookers at the seaside, birds, flowers, and insects.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Gradual.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: late 15th century
Place: Haarlem
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 92
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Ascribed to monastery of Augustinian friars in Haarlem. Given in 1883 by J.J. Astor.
Content: De Ricci, 1329. Wustefeld article. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: Six lines of text and six lines of music per page, ruled in red and brown pencil.
Content: Parchment
Content: 8 large historiated initials; miniatures; borders showing animals, humans etc.
Content: Red, blue and black initials, rubrics. Border designs.
Content: On f. 306v the scribe, Leonardus de Aquisgrano, tells us that he began this book in 1493 and finished it on the feast of St. Cecilia, 1494.
Citation/reference: De Ricci 1329.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f9be4430-c5cb-012f-b88d-58d385a7bc34
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  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Large historiated initial showing the Ascension of Christ, on gold field. Three-side border, including a scene of Augustine and the Christ child with various onlookers at the seaside, birds, flowers, and insects." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e661-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Large historiated initial showing the Ascension of Christ, on gold field. Three-side border, including a scene of Augustine and the Christ child with various onlookers at the seaside, birds, flowers, and insects." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e661-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Large historiated initial showing the Ascension of Christ, on gold field. Three-side border, including a scene of Augustine and the Christ child with various onlookers at the seaside, birds, flowers, and insects. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e661-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Large historiated initial showing the Ascension of Christ, on gold field.  Three-side border, including a scene of Augustine and the Christ child with various onlookers at the seaside, birds, flowers, and insects.