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Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion

Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion

c. 1390

attributed to Nicolò da Bologna

(Italian, c. 1325-1403)

Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum

Sheet: 26.8 x 20.2 cm (10 9/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Framed: 52.4 x 39.7 cm (20 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.); Matted: 48.9 x 36.2 cm (19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)

Gift from J. H. Wade 1924.1013



Symbolizing the Eucharist, this leaf depicts angels holding chalices to collect blood from Christ's five wounds.

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