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Beinecke MS 1188
Illuminated initial (fragment).
1 l. : parchment ; 350 x 270 mm. (within mat)
This material is open for research.
Manuscript fragment, on parchment, of a liturgical manuscript including musical notation
and a large illuminated initial "S."
Gift of Robert Lehman, 1946.
Decoration: large illuminated initial "S" containing full figure of John the Baptist
standing by the Jordan, holding a scroll containing the opening words to the Agnus
Dei, which terminates in the figure of a small lamb with halo. Gilt frame.
In modern mat and frame.
Illuminated Initial (Fragment). Beinecke MS 1188. General Collection, Beinecke Rare
Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
John, the Baptist, Saint -- Art.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Italy -- 15th century.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.