Virgin and Child.

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Virgin and Child.
Additional title: Full-page miniature of the Virgin and the Infant Jesus.


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1500 (Approximate)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 006
Jesus Christ
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Manuscripts, Medieval
Ownership: Sold by Lilly to H. Huth (1880); A.H. Hugh sale (Sotheby's, 1913) to Leighton. L.C. Harper. Acquired for Spencer from Harper, 1919.
Content: De Ricci, 1336. Library dossier.
Content: 21 long lines per page, ruled in red ink. A few quire signatures and catchwords visible. Quaternions seem to be the norm.
Content: Parchment
Content: 2 double-page miniatures and 34 single-page miniatures; animals appear in some border designs.
Content: Initials and rubrics; border designs with floreate scrolls, flowers, fruits; Roman capitals; linefillers.
Content: Jean Colombe, related to ?
Content: Bourges workshop connected with Colombe family?
Content: 1
Physical Description
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04d4bc40-c6e1-012f-2e94-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1500: Created
  • 2012: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Virgin and Child." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1500.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Virgin and Child." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2017.

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1500). Virgin and Child. Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Virgin and Child.