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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
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
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century
1945.169.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 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
Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion
attributed to Nicolò da Bologna (Italian, c. 1325-1403)
1924.1013CCCC0
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
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Last Judgment
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
1999.130CCCC0
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
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
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
Koran Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440CCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (recto)
Southern Spain
1933.440.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
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
Leaf from a Psalter: The Crucifixion
Flanders, Liège, 14th century
2011.54CCCC0
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
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: Initial B with King David
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145.1CCCC0
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
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Crucifixion
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
2011.58CCCC0
Miniature Excised from a Psalter: Christ in Majesty with Symbols of the...
England, Abbey of Peterborough(?), 13th century
1945.132CCCC0
Canon Page from a Missal: Christ in Majesty with Evangelists
France, Northeastern(?), 15th century
1952.5CCCC0
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
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
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 Reception in a Landscape, left folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1956.10.aOpaque watercolor, ink, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Koran Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440Ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 52.7 x 55.4 cm (20 3/4 x 21 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (recto)
Southern Spain
1933.440.aInk, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 52.7 x 55.4 cm (20 3/4 x 21 13/16 in.); Text area: 46.5 x 44 cm (18 5/16 x 17 5/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore 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
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 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
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
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
Leaf from a Psalter: The Crucifixion
Flanders, Liège, 14th century
2011.54Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 9.4 x 7.3 cm (3 11/16 x 2 7/8 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
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: Initial B with King David
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145.1Tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 13 x 8.9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Leaf Excised from an Antiphonary: Initial Q with Saints Peter and Paul
South Flanders, 14th century
2003.171Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 32.3 x 21.9 cm (12 11/16 x 8 5/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Crucifixion
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
2011.58Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 14.1 x 10.1 cm (5 9/16 x 4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
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
Canon Page from a Missal: Christ in Majesty with Evangelists
France, Northeastern(?), 15th century
1952.5Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 20.9 x 14.6 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0