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Opening of main text, with large initial and border design. Miniature of crucifixion with gold tendril background.

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Title
Opening of main text, with large initial and border design. Miniature of crucifixion with gold tendril background.
Names
Master of the Golden Tendril Books of Hours (Artist)
Collection

Horae.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1450
Place: Tournai, Flanders
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 044
Topics
Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion
Notes
Ownership: Written in Tournai (evidence from saints and dedication in calendar -- see photo). Bookplate of William Crampton. Gift to Spencer of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness (Mary Stillman Harkness), 1941.
Content: 12 large miniatures.
Content: 18 long lines per page, ruled in red ink. Occasional prickmark visible.
Content: 2- and 1-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Larger blue and red initials on gold fields. Rubrics, full border designs around miniatures, linefillers, pale yellow daubs as placemarkers. Some initials sprout vines into borders.
Content: De Ricci, Supplement, 332. Winkler pages. Library dossier.
Content: Dr. J. Plummer identified the artist as Master of the Golden Tendrils; F. Winkler writes that each of the Master's mss. includes at least one painting with a background of a golden tendril with a wine-red ground. In this ms., it appears ff. 13, 19, 91.
Content: Master of the Golden Tendril Books of Hours
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2bdc2300-c617-012f-4da3-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1450). Opening of main text, with large initial and border design. Miniature of crucifixion with gold tendril background. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec3d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text, with large initial and border design.  Miniature of crucifixion with gold tendril background.