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Full-page miniature of Annunciation.

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Full-page miniature of Annunciation.

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1520 (Approximate)
Place: Augsburg, Germany
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 79
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Annunciation
Religious books
Ownership: Name of early owner (?) erased (Sutroexa de Stoffe?). At beginning, German arms. From R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.
Content: 1, plus modern hand on the paper
Content: 16 miniatures. Figures of humans and animals in borders.
Content: 18 long lines, ruled in pen, prickings visible.
Content: Call number formerly De Ricci Ms. 79
Content: De Ricci, 1327. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: First viii pages, on paper, contain prayers in a modern hand. Miniature pasted on inside front cover. Images chosen from beginning and end as binding is tight.
Content: Large initials on fields of varying colors -- red, gold, blue, green. Smaller blue and red initials (some with puzzle design) with some opposing penwork. Very small alternating red, blue and purple initials. Rubrics, placemarkers. Border decorations.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd588ac0-c5cb-012f-e122-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1520: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Full-page miniature of Annunciation." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1520. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Full-page miniature of Annunciation." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1520). Full-page miniature of Annunciation. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Full-page miniature of Annunciation.