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Leaf from a Lectionary with St. Luke
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.1511CCCC0
Leaf from a Lectionary with St. Matthew
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.1512CCCC0
Royal Feast in a Garden (recto) from the double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th Century
1956.10.aCCCC0
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century
1945.169.aCCCC0
Folio from an Album with Musicians and Servants Outside a Royal...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
Musicians and Servants Outside a Royal Encampment (recto)
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490.aCCCC0
Initial G[audeamus omnes] from a Gradual: The Court of Heaven
Don Silvestro dei Gherarducci (Italian, 1339-1399)
1930.105CCCC0
Initial M[issus est] Excised from an Antiphonary: The Annunciation
Stefano da Verona (Italian, c. 1375-1438)
1924.431CCCC0
Leaf from a Greek Psalter and New Testament
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1950.154CCCC0
Leaf from an Antiphonary: Coronation of the Virgin
attributed to Master of the Beffi Triptych (Italian, active 1390-1425)
1953.24CCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152CCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries: Portrait of Mark
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.132.aCCCC0
Book of Hours (Use of Rouen)
Master of the Geneva Latini (French, active Rouen, 1460-80)
1952.227CCCC0
Initial D[eus in loco] with a Prophet Excised from a Gradual
Lorenzo Monaco (Italian, c. 1370-1425)
1949.536CCCC0
Title Page of Abbot Berno's "Tonarius:"  Initial D[omino]
Germany, Abbey of Reichenau, 11th century
1952.88CCCC0
Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion
attributed to Nicolò da Bologna (Italian, c. 1325-1403)
1924.1013CCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Gospel Book: The Nativity (recto) and St....
Germany, Helmarshausen Abbey, 12th century
1933.445CCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Gospel Book: The Nativity (recto)
Germany, Helmarshausen Abbey, 12th century
1933.445.aCCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Gospel Book with Initial L[iber generationis]...
Germany, Helmarshausen Abbey, 12th century
1933.445.bCCCC0
Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion (Frontispiece for the Canon of the...
Master of Otto van Moerdrecht (Netherlandish)
1959.254CCCC0
Leaf from the Wettinger Gradual: Historiated Initial (I) with Scenes...
Second Master of the Wettinger Gradual (German)
1949.203CCCC0
Antiphonary
follower of Girolamo da Cremona (Italian)
1930.661CCCC0
Bifolium Excised from a Carolingian Gradual
Germany or Northeastern France, 9th century
1933.446CCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial (M) with St. Andrew (recto)
Jacopo Filippo d' Argenta (Italian, 1501)
1927.425.1.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial (R) with Mass for the Dead (recto)
Jacopo Filippo d' Argenta (Italian, 1501)
1927.425.2.aCCCC0
Miniature from a Latin Bible: St. Luke
France, Burgundy, Abbey of Cluny, early 12th Century
1968.190CCCC0
Illumination Excised from a Choir Book: Two Female Saints
Niccolo di ser Sozzo Tegliacci (Italian, 1363)
1924.430CCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial P with the Nativity
Attavante degli Attavanti (Italian, c. 1452-c. 1525)
2003.173CCCC0
Full Page Miniature: The Agony in the Garden
probably by Timoteo Viti (Italian, 1469-1523)
1927.161CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Last Judgment
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
1999.130CCCC0
Single Leaf from an Antiphonary: Initial H[odie nobis] with The Nativity
Benvenuto di Giovanni (Italian, 1436-1509/17)
1952.282CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Annunciation to the Shepherds (recto) and...
Boethius Illuminator (Flemish, active c. 1414-20)
2014.22CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Angel Chasing a Devil (recto)
circle of Coëtivy Master (French)
2005.206.aCCCC0
Bifolia with Scenes from the Life of Christ
Germany, Lower Saxony (Diocese of Hildesheim), Braunschweig(?), 13th century
1933.448.1CCCC0
Single Leaf from a Book of Hours: Pieta
attributed to Francesco dai Libri (Italian, c. 1506)
1951.394CCCC0
Single Leaf from a Decretum by Gratian: Decorated Initial Q[uidam habens...
France, Burgundy, Archdiocese of Sens, Abbey of Pontigny, 12th century
1954.598CCCC0
Single Leaf from a Decretum by Gratian: Decorated Initial Q[uidam habens...
France, Burgundy, Archdiocese of Sens, Abbey of Pontigny, 12th century
1954.598.aCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Decretum by Gratian:  Quadruple Arcade with...
France, Burgundy, Archdiocese of Sens, Abbey of Pontigny, 12th century
1954.598.bCCCC0
Leaf Excised from the Tarleton Hours:  Christ Carrying the Cross (Terce,...
Northern France, Normandy, Rouen?, 15th century
2001.77CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours:  Presentation in the Temple with Roundels of...
follower of Master of Adélaïde de Savoie (French)
2001.78CCCC0
Initial T from a Choral Book with Isaac and Esau
Bartolomeo da Gallarate (Italian)
1949.535CCCC0
Initial S from a Gradual: St. Augustine
Master of the Murano Gradual (Italian)
1954.257CCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63CCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial (D) with John the Baptist
attributed to Francesco d'Antonio del Cherico (Italian, 1433-1484)
1950.1CCCC0
Miniature from a Speculum Historiale: Claudius Designates Nero as His...
Master of Jouvenel des Ursins (Coppin Delf?) (Flemish)
1987.4CCCC0
Miniature Excised from the "Potocki Psalter": The Deposition
Master of the Potocki Workshop (French, Paris)
1985.80CCCC0
Initial S[alve sancta parens]  from a Gradual: Madonna and Child
Don Silvestro dei Gherarducci (Italian, 1339-1399)
1924.1012CCCC0
The Trinity:  Leaf from a Gradual with Initial B
circle of Perugino (Italian, c1450/55-1523)
1952.461CCCC0
Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion
Bohemia or Silesia, 15th century
1949.205CCCC0
The Ascension: Leaf from a Book of Hours (4 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
2001.76CCCC0
Single Miniature: The Nativity
Girolamo dai Libri (Italian, 1474-1555)
1953.281CCCC0
Miniature Excised from a Psalter: Christ in Majesty with Symbols of the...
England, Abbey of Peterborough(?), 13th century
1945.132CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Leaf from a Lectionary with St. Luke
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.1511Ink, tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 28.9 x 22.6 cm (11 3/8 x 8 7/8 in.); Matted: 48.9 x 36.2 cm (19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Lectionary with St. Matthew
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.1512Tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 28.8 x 24.3 cm (11 5/16 x 9 9/16 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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, left folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1956.10Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperRecto Image: 26.1 x 20.7 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.); Overall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Royal Feast in a Garden (recto) from the double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th Century
1956.10.aOpaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.); Image: 26.1 x 20.7 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Preface (verso) from a double-page frontispiece of a Shahnama of...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1956.10.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, right folio from a double-page...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1945.169Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 32.5 x 22.1 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Recto Image: 27.7 x 10.3 cm (10 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.); Verso image: 26.3 x 20.7 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century
1945.169.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 27.7 x 10.3 cm (10 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 22.1 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Feast in a Garden, verso of right folio from the double-page...
1945.169.bOpaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperImage: 26.3 x 20.7 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 22.1 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Folio from an Album with Musicians and Servants Outside a Royal...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Musicians and Servants Outside a Royal Encampment (recto)
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 24.4 x 14.1 cm (9 5/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 x 17.2 cm (10 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Initial G[audeamus omnes] from a Gradual: The Court of Heaven
Don Silvestro dei Gherarducci (Italian, 1339-1399)
1930.105Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 38.6 x 36.5 cm (15 3/16 x 14 3/8 in.); Framed: 68.9 x 53 cm (27 1/8 x 20 7/8 in.); Matted: 63.5 x 47.6 cm (25 x 18 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Initial M[issus est] Excised from an Antiphonary: The Annunciation
Stefano da Verona (Italian, c. 1375-1438)
1924.431Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 19.7 x 16.7 cm (7 3/4 x 6 9/16 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. WadeCCCC0
Leaf from a Greek Psalter and New Testament
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1950.154Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 16.3 x 10.9 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Framed: 44.5 x 34.3 cm (17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.); Matted: 40.6 x 30.5 cm (16 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from an Antiphonary: Coronation of the Virgin
attributed to Master of the Beffi Triptych (Italian, active 1390-1425)
1953.24Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 55 x 37 cm (21 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152Ink, tempera, gold and vellum; leather bindingSheet: 28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries: Portrait of Mark
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.132.aInk, tempera, gold and vellum; leather bindingSheet: 28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Arrives at the House of a Merchant, text page (recto); Bahram...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Arrives at the House of a Merchant, text page (recto), from a...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 29.5 cm (7 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Text area: 41 x 29.5 cm (16 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Slays a Dragon (verso), from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 29.5 cm (7 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Christ Carrying the Cross (Sext, Hours of the...
France, Brittany(?), 15th century
1999.127Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 17.2 x 12.1 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Cocharelli Treatise on the Vices: Accidia and Her Court
Italy, Genoa, 14th century
1953.152Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 16.3 x 10.3 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Book of Hours (Use of Rouen)
Master of the Geneva Latini (French, active Rouen, 1460-80)
1952.227Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumCodex: 19.5 x 13.1 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of the Feiss family in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. FeissCCCC0
Initial D[eus in loco] with a Prophet Excised from a Gradual
Lorenzo Monaco (Italian, c. 1370-1425)
1949.536Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 16.7 x 16 cm (6 9/16 x 6 5/16 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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Title Page of Abbot Berno's "Tonarius:"  Initial D[omino]
Germany, Abbey of Reichenau, 11th century
1952.88Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 21.5 x 15.3 cm (8 7/16 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion
attributed to Nicolò da Bologna (Italian, c. 1325-1403)
1924.1013Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 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. WadeCCCC0
Single Miniature Excised from Boccaccio's Des Cleres et nobles femmes:...
circle of Maître François (French)
1924.1015Tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 13 x 9.1 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Gospel Book: The Nativity (recto) and St....
Germany, Helmarshausen Abbey, 12th century
1933.445Ink, tempera, silver, and gold on vellumSheet: 34.6 x 23.4 cm (13 5/8 x 9 3/16 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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Gospel Book: The Nativity (recto)
Germany, Helmarshausen Abbey, 12th century
1933.445.aInk, tempera, silver, and gold on vellumSheet: 34.6 x 23.4 cm (13 5/8 x 9 3/16 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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Gospel Book with Initial L[iber generationis]...
Germany, Helmarshausen Abbey, 12th century
1933.445.bInk, tempera, silver, and gold on vellumSheet: 34.3 x 23.3 cm (13 1/2 x 9 3/16 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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Picnic in the Mountains; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammadi (Iranian)
1944.491Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 28.6 x 19 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion (Frontispiece for the Canon of the...
Master of Otto van Moerdrecht (Netherlandish)
1959.254Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 33.6 x 25.5 cm (13 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.); Framed: 63.5 x 48.3 cm (25 x 19 in.); Matted: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Leaf from the Wettinger Gradual: Historiated Initial (I) with Scenes...
Second Master of the Wettinger Gradual (German)
1949.203Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 57.9 x 38.3 cm (22 13/16 x 15 1/16 in.); Framed: 61.6 x 76.8 cm (24 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.); Matted: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Antiphonary
follower of Girolamo da Cremona (Italian)
1930.661Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentCodex: 55.9 x 43.2 x 10.2 cm (22 x 17 x 4 in.)Gift of the Right Reverend William A. LeonardCCCC0
Single Miniature Excised from a Missal: The Crucifiction
Flanders, Bruges, 14th century
1924.1014Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 27.3 x 20.3 cm (10 3/4 x 8 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bifolium Excised from a Carolingian Gradual
Germany or Northeastern France, 9th century
1933.446Gold and silver ink on purple parchmentSheet: 29 x 10 cm (11 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Framed: 39.4 x 52.1 x 3.2 cm (15 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pair of Graduals: Initial (M) with St. Andrew (recto) and Mass for the...
Jacopo Filippo d' Argenta (Italian, 1501)
1927.425Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 77 x 52 cm (30 5/16 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial (M) with St. Andrew (recto)
Jacopo Filippo d' Argenta (Italian, 1501)
1927.425.1.aInk, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 77 x 52 cm (30 5/16 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial (R) with Mass for the Dead (recto)
Jacopo Filippo d' Argenta (Italian, 1501)
1927.425.2.aInk, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 77 x 52 cm (30 5/16 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Miniature from a Latin Bible: St. Luke
France, Burgundy, Abbey of Cluny, early 12th Century
1968.190Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 17.3 x 16.1 cm (6 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Framed: 44.5 x 34.3 cm (17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.); Matted: 40.6 x 30.5 cm (16 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Banqueting Scene with Khusrau and Shirin, from a Khamsa (Quintet) of...
Iran, Shiraz (?), Safavid Period
1947.500.bOpaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 14 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Listens to the Owls (recto); the Story of Nushirwan and his...
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1944.487Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32.7 x 21.8 cm (12 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.); Image: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.); Text area: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Listens to the Owls (recto): Illustration and Text, Persian...
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1944.487.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 32.7 x 21.8 cm (12 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.); Image: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from an Antiphonary: Inital A[spiciens a longe] with...
Italy, Tuscany or Umbria, 14th century
1939.677Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 57.8 x 40.7 cm (22 3/4 x 16 in.); Framed: 72.5 x 55 x 4 cm (28 9/16 x 21 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.); Folio: 72.5 x 55 x 4 cm (28 9/16 x 21 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Illumination Excised from a Choir Book: Two Female Saints
Niccolo di ser Sozzo Tegliacci (Italian, 1363)
1924.430Tempera and gold on parchmentSheet: 8.2 x 7.3 cm (3 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial P with the Nativity
Attavante degli Attavanti (Italian, c. 1452-c. 1525)
2003.173Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 59.8 x 4.1 cm (23 9/16 x 1 5/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from Jehan de Courcy's "Chronique Universelle": King Priam Meets...
Northeastern France, 15th century
1945.16Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 36.3 x 27.2 cm (14 5/16 x 10 11/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual with Historiated Initial (G): Mary as Queen of Heaven
Italy, Lombardy, Milan?, 15th century
1928.652Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 42 x 30 cm (16 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Title Page of St. Gregory's "Moralia": Job Visited by His Three Friends ...
probably by Abbot Frowin (Swiss)
1955.74Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 27.3 x 19 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/2 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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Full Page Miniature: The Agony in the Garden
probably by Timoteo Viti (Italian, 1469-1523)
1927.161Tempera on vellumSheet: 27 x 22 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Last Judgment
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
1999.130Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 12.6 x 8.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Bifolium Excised from an Antiphonary:  Initial D[ominus Iesus] with the...
Italy, Lombardy (Milan?), 15th century
1943.386Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 56 x 41 cm (22 1/16 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bifolio from an Antiphonary: Historiated Initial O with the Nativity
Bohemia, Prague, 15th century
1976.100Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 56.8 x 38.9 cm (22 3/8 x 15 5/16 in.); Framed: 61.6 x 76.8 cm (24 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.); Matted: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: A Processon Arrives at Court (Recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1962.24Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 47 x 29.7 cm (18 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.); Image: 43.9 x 26.6 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: A Processon Arrives at Court (Recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1962.24.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 47 x 29.7 cm (18 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.); Image: 43.9 x 26.6 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Historiated Initial S[alve Sancta Parens] with...
Northern Italy, 15th century
1999.132Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumEach leaf: 52.1 x 34.9 cm (20 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Single Leaf from an Antiphonary: Initial H[odie nobis] with The Nativity
Benvenuto di Giovanni (Italian, 1436-1509/17)
1952.282Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 56 x 40 cm (22 1/16 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Annunciation to the Shepherds (recto) and...
Boethius Illuminator (Flemish, active c. 1414-20)
2014.22Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 17 x 12.1 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Angel Chasing a Devil (recto)
circle of Coëtivy Master (French)
2005.206.aInk, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 19.7 x 14.3 cm (7 3/4 x 5 5/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual:  Initial (G) with Christ, the Virgin, and Apostles
Italy, Siena
1950.391Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 55.7 x 37.9 cm (21 15/16 x 14 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Adam and Eve and the Fall of Man (Prefatory...
France, Rouen, 16th century
2001.79.aInk, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 17.9 x 12.8 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Text with Illustrated Border (verso)
France, Rouen, 16th century
2001.79.bInk, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 17.9 x 12.8 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from an Antiphonary: Historiated Initial P with the Prophet Samuel;...
Olivetan Master (Italian)
1999.131Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 59.3 x 42.7 cm (23 3/8 x 16 13/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Choir Psalter: Initial E[xultate Deo] with...
Italy, Bologna, 15th century
1953.641Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 56.5 x 41.9 cm (22 1/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bifolia with Scenes from the Life of Christ
Germany, Lower Saxony (Diocese of Hildesheim), Braunschweig(?), 13th century
1933.448.1Tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 30.7 x 31 cm (12 1/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Framed: 48.3 x 63.5 cm (19 x 25 in.); Overall: 30.7 x 45.2 cm (12 1/16 x 17 13/16 in.); Matted: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Book of Hours: Pieta
attributed to Francesco dai Libri (Italian, c. 1506)
1951.394Tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 14 x 9.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Gradual and Sacramentary:  Initial A[d te...
Austria, Salzburg, early 11th Century
1933.447Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 22 x 16.7 cm (8 11/16 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Decretum by Gratian: Decorated Initial Q[uidam habens...
France, Burgundy, Archdiocese of Sens, Abbey of Pontigny, 12th century
1954.598Ink and tempera on vellumSheet: 44.8 x 32 cm (17 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Framed: 63.5 x 48.3 cm (25 x 19 in.); Matted: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Decretum by Gratian: Decorated Initial Q[uidam habens...
France, Burgundy, Archdiocese of Sens, Abbey of Pontigny, 12th century
1954.598.aInk and tempera on vellumSheet: 44.8 x 32 cm (17 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Framed: 63.5 x 48.3 cm (25 x 19 in.); Matted: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Decretum by Gratian:  Quadruple Arcade with...
France, Burgundy, Archdiocese of Sens, Abbey of Pontigny, 12th century
1954.598.bInk and tempera on vellumSheet: 44.8 x 32 cm (17 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Framed: 63.5 x 48.3 cm (25 x 19 in.); Matted: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cutting from an Antiphonary:  Initial A[spiciens a longe]: The Tree of...
Germany, Meuse Valley, 12th century
1949.202Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 18 x 16 cm (7 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Leaf Excised from the Tarleton Hours:  Christ Carrying the Cross (Terce,...
Northern France, Normandy, Rouen?, 15th century
2001.77Ink, tempera, silver, and gold on vellumOverall: 15.3 x 11.1 cm (6 x 4 3/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto); Sleeping Youth (verso)
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1944.494Ink, gold and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aInk, gold and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sleeping Youth (verso), Illustration from a Single Page Manuscript
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1944.494.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours:  Presentation in the Temple with Roundels of...
follower of Master of Adélaïde de Savoie (French)
2001.78Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 11.2 x 9 cm (4 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Initial T from a Choral Book with Isaac and Esau
Bartolomeo da Gallarate (Italian)
1949.535Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 18 x 16 cm (7 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Initial S from a Gradual: St. Augustine
Master of the Murano Gradual (Italian)
1954.257Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 16.8 x 14.9 cm (6 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 25.7 x 34.4 cm (10 1/8 x 13 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 x 35.2 cm (10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial (R) with the Three Marys at the Tomb and ...
Italy
1955.78Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 55 x 33.5 cm (21 5/8 x 13 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter with Full Border with Medallions (Annunciation, SS....
Italy, Umbria or Tuscany, 15th century
1953.642Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 57 x 39 cm (22 7/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf Excised from Henry of Segusio's "Summa Aurea": Table of Consanguinity
France, Paris, 13th century
1954.1Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 44.2 x 27.5 cm (17 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial (D) with John the Baptist
attributed to Francesco d'Antonio del Cherico (Italian, 1433-1484)
1950.1Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 55.1 x 36.6 cm (21 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Annunciation (Matins, Office of the Virgin): Leaf from a Book of...
Noël Bellemare (French, d. 1546)
2001.80Ink, tempera, and liquid gold on vellumOverall: 7.7 x 6.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Miniature from a Speculum Historiale: Claudius Designates Nero as His...
Master of Jouvenel des Ursins (Coppin Delf?) (Flemish)
1987.4Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 12.9 x 9.7 cm (5 1/16 x 3 13/16 in.); Framed: 44.5 x 34.3 cm (17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.); Matted: 40.6 x 30.5 cm (16 x 12 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Miniature Excised from the "Potocki Psalter": The Deposition
Master of the Potocki Workshop (French, Paris)
1985.80Tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 15.4 x 10 cm (6 1/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Framed: 44.5 x 34.3 cm (17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.); Matted: 40.6 x 30.5 cm (16 x 12 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Initial S[alve sancta parens]  from a Gradual: Madonna and Child
Don Silvestro dei Gherarducci (Italian, 1339-1399)
1924.1012Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 16 x 13 cm (6 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
The Trinity:  Leaf from a Gradual with Initial B
circle of Perugino (Italian, c1450/55-1523)
1952.461Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 78.7 x 53 cm (31 x 20 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Annunciation to the Shepherds: Leaf from a Book of Hours (1 of 6 Excised...
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
1999.128Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 16.1 x 12.4 cm (6 5/16 x 4 7/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion
Bohemia or Silesia, 15th century
1949.205Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 22.9 x 15.9 cm (9 x 6 1/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Christ before Pilate: Leaf from a Book of Hours (2 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
1999.129Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 16.1 x 12.4 cm (6 5/16 x 4 7/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
The Ascension: Leaf from a Book of Hours (4 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
2001.76Ink, tempera, silver and gold on vellumOverall: 15.9 x 11.6 cm (6 1/4 x 4 9/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Single Miniature: The Nativity
Girolamo dai Libri (Italian, 1474-1555)
1953.281Tempera and gold on parchmentSheet: 17 x 12 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Bible: Initial E[t factum est] with Jonah Swallowed...
France, Paris, 13th century
1959.271Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 26.7 x 40.3 cm (10 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Bifolium from a Bible: Initial E[t factum est] with Ezekiel
France, Paris, 13th century
1959.272Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 40.3 x 53.7 cm (15 7/8 x 21 1/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Miniature Excised from a Psalter: Christ in Majesty with Symbols of the...
England, Abbey of Peterborough(?), 13th century
1945.132Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 18.9 x 13.9 cm (7 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Choir Psalter: Initial B with King David in Prayer
Maestro del Messale Barbo (Italian)
2011.70Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 54 x 37.5 cm (21 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0