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

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Book of Hours

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1401 - 1500 (Approximate)
Place: France?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 156
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
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
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1df96890-c5cd-012f-a95e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1401: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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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 August 25, 2016. 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

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