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Miniature of John the Evangelist. 3-line blue initial, rubric, and full border with animals and grotesque.

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

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1401 - 1500
Place Term: France?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 156
Notes
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 : Bequeathed in 1951 by Mary Stillman Harkness.

Content : De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : 17 long lines per page, ruled in red pencil.

Content : Parchment

Content : 4 full-page miniatures; borders around miniatures and elsewhere show animals and grotesques.

Content : 1-line and 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. 3-line and 4-line blue initials on gold fields. Rubrics. Red, blue and gold linefillers. Occasional full border designs with vines, leaves, flowers etc.

Content : Both De Ricci and Dr. Guest place this in France, but with question marks. Dr. Guest dates it to the 15th century, while De Ricci does not give a date.

Content: 1 scribe
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 1df96890-c5cd-012f-a95e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1401: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Miniature of John the Evangelist. 3-line blue initial, rubric, and full border with animals and grotesque." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1401 - 1500. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Miniature of John the Evangelist. 3-line blue initial, rubric, and full border with animals and grotesque." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1401 - 1500). Miniature of John the Evangelist. 3-line blue initial, rubric, and full border with animals and grotesque. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Miniature of John the Evangelist.  3-line blue initial, rubric, and full border with animals and grotesque.