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Historiated initial of David in prayer; border roundels with animals.

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Title
Historiated initial of David in prayer; border roundels with animals.
Names
Giorgio, d'Alemagna (fl. 1441-1476) (Artist)
Collection

Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1440 - 1460
Place: Ferrara, Italy
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 045
Topics
Prayer
Birds
Butterflies
David, King of Israel
Rabbits
Notes
Ownership: Arms (f. 7); quarters 1,4 of the Lioni family of Padua?; quarters 2,3 of the Savonarola family of Ferrara?. Ciphers of Maria Theresa of Austria (1717-80). Earl of Ashburnham coll. Acq. for Spencer, 1942. (De Ricci says presented 1941 by Mrs. Harkness).
Content: 1-line blue and red initials with opposing-color penwork. Gold initials on red, blue, green fields. Large red initials on gold fields. Rubrics. Coats of arms. Border designs.
Content: 13 folios with one or more miniatures or historiated initials. Some borders include human and animal figures.
Content: 20 long lines per page, ruled in ink. Catchwords visible.
Content: De Ricci, Supplement, 333. Nelson article. Catalog entry. Library dossier.
Content: Martino da Modena
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1b44a8c0-c61d-012f-4fab-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1440: Created (Approximate)
  • 1441: Creator Born
  • 1476: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Historiated initial of David in prayer; border roundels with animals." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1440 - 1460. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec44-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1440 - 1460). Historiated initial of David in prayer; border roundels with animals. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec44-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Historiated initial of David in prayer; border roundels with animals.