Popular searches:
Exhibitions:
Clear filters
Type: Manuscript (1092)
Type: Manuscript (1092)
Leaf from a Greek Psalter and New Testament
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1950.154CCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152CCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries: Portrait of Matthew
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.6.aCCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries: Portrait of Mark
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.132.aCCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries: Portrait of Luke
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.200.aCCCC0
Gospel Book with Commentaries: Portrait of John
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.324.aCCCC0
Book of Hours (Use of Rouen)
Master of the Geneva Latini (French, active Rouen, 1460-80)
1952.227CCCC0
Leaf from a Lectionary with St. Luke
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.1511CCCC0
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145CCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aCCCC0
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bCCCC0
The place of Jesus’s birth, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.25.bCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bCCCC0
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aCCCC0
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Lectionary with St. Matthew
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.1512CCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment (recto)
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490.aCCCC0
Leaf from an Antiphonary: Coronation of the Virgin
attributed to Master of the Beffi Triptych (Italian, active 1390-1425)
1953.24CCCC0
Initial G[audeamus omnes] from a Gradual: The Court of Heaven
Don Silvestro dei Gherarducci (Italian, 1339-1399)
1930.105CCCC0
The Annunciation (Matins, Office of the Virgin): Leaf from a Book of...
Noël Bellemare (French, d. 1546) and 1 other
2001.80CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device: Illustration from The Book of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.aCCCC0
Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso) Text from The Book of Knowledge of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.bCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440CCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (recto)
Southern Spain
1933.440.aCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (verso)
Southern Spain
1933.440.bCCCC0
Initial D[eus in loco] with a Prophet Excised from a Gradual
Lorenzo Monaco (Italian, c. 1370-1425)
1949.536CCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555) and 1 other
1988.96CCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Abd al-Vahhab (Persian, active about 1516) and 1 other
1988.96.aCCCC0
Page from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (Persian, about 934-1020)
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555)
1988.96.bCCCC0
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 a Book of Hours: The Annunciation
Flanders, Ghent (?), 15th century
2014.24CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Annunciation (recto)
Flanders, Ghent (?), 15th century
2014.24.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Blank (verso)
Flanders, Ghent (?), 15th century
2014.24.bCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter and Prayerbook: Initial E with Ornamental Border...
North Germany, Hildesheim (?), 16th century
2006.15CCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter and Prayerbook: Initial E with Ornamental Border...
North Germany, Hildesheim (?), 16th century
2006.15.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter and Prayerbook: Ornamental Border with Flowers and...
North Germany, Hildesheim (?), 16th century
2006.15.bCCCC0
Initial M[issus est] Excised from an Antiphonary: The Annunciation
Stefano da Verona (Italian, c. 1375-1438)
1924.431CCCC0
Title Page of Abbot Berno's "Tonarius:"  Initial D[omino]
Germany, Abbey of Reichenau, 11th century
1952.88CCCC0
Leaf from the Wettinger Gradual: Historiated Initial (I) with Scenes...
Second Master of the Wettinger Gradual (German)
1949.203CCCC0
Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion
attributed to Nicolò da Bologna (Italian, c. 1325-1403)
1924.1013CCCC0
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century
1945.169.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Latin Bible: Initial P: St. Paul with a Sword and a Book
circle or workshop of William de Brailes (English, active c. 1230)
2011.53CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Ape Hunting Wild Boars (recto)
France, Paris or Rouen, 16th century
2006.13.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Ape Fishing (verso)
France, Paris or Rouen, 16th century
2006.13.bCCCC0
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
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 Book of Hours: St. Barbara (2 of 2 Excised Leaves)
Master of Jacques de Luxembourg (French)
2011.63CCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial P with the Nativity
Attavante degli Attavanti (Italian, c. 1452-c. 1525) and 1 other
2003.173CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Last Judgment
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
1999.130CCCC0
Gradual
circle of Girolamo dai Libri (Italian, 1474-1555)
1921.140CCCC0
Gradual
circle of Girolamo dai Libri (Italian, 1474-1555)
1921.140.i.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2.aCCCC0
Bifolia with Scenes from the Life of Christ
Germany, Lower Saxony (Diocese of Hildesheim), Braunschweig(?), 13th century
1933.448.1CCCC0
Bifolio with Scenes from the Life of Christ
Germany, Lower Saxony (Diocese of Hildesheim), Braunschweig(?), 13th century
1933.448.2CCCC0
Miniature from a Latin Bible: St. Luke
France, Burgundy, Abbey of Cluny, early 12th Century
1968.190CCCC0
Antiphonary
follower of Girolamo da Cremona (Italian)
1930.661CCCC0
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
Initial S from a Gradual: St. Augustine
Master of the Murano Gradual (Italian)
1954.257CCCC0
Single Leaf from an Antiphonary: Initial H[odie nobis] with The Nativity
Benvenuto di Giovanni (Italian, 1436-1509/17)
1952.282CCCC0
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, active c. 1450-70)
2001.78CCCC0
Initial T from a Choral Book with Isaac and Esau
Bartolomeo da Gallarate (Italian)
1949.535CCCC0
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
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479CCCC0
Single Leaf from a Missal: The Crucifixion
Bohemia or Silesia, 15th century
1949.205CCCC0
Leaves Excised from a Psalter (seven)
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: Initial B with King David
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145.1CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: The Ascension
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145.2CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: The Pentecost
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145.3CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: The Nativity
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145.5CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: Flight Into Egypt
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145.6CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: Massacre of the Innocents
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145.7CCCC0
The Ascension: Leaf from a Book of Hours (4 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
2001.76CCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter: The Crucifixion
Flanders, Liège, 14th century
2011.54CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Illuminated Page
Iran, Herat (presently in Afghanistan), Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Verso); Right folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Left Folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.2.aCCCC0
Fragment from a Lectern Bible: Initial E[t fecit Josias] with Josiah...
circle of Master Honoré (French, Paris, active 1288-1300)
1924.428CCCC0
Partial Leaf from a Latin Bible: Initial I[n principio] with the...
Northeastern France, Cambrai, 13th century
1952.565CCCC0
Initial R from a Choral Book with King David(?)
attributed to Guglielmo Giraldi del Magri [or del Magro] (Italian)
1953.22CCCC0
Miniature Excised from a Psalter: The Nativity
England, London(?), 13th century
1924.427CCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63CCCC0
Miniature Excised from a Psalter: Christ in Majesty with Symbols of the...
England, Abbey of Peterborough(?), 13th century
1945.132CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Crucifixion
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
2011.58CCCC0
Initial D[omine] from a Choral Book: King Solomon
attributed to Guglielmo Giraldi del Magri [or del Magro] (Italian)
1951.548CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Decorated Initial D[eus] with Foliated Border...
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
2005.205CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: St. Bartholomew
Flanders, Bruges (?), 15th century
2006.11CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Book of Hours: Decorated Initial H
related to Masters of the Zwolle Bible (Netherlandish)
1999.134CCCC0
Leaf from a Latin Bible: Initial P with St. Paul Holding a Sword (St....
circle or workshop of Johannes Grusch Atelier (French)
2001.74CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: St. Matthew
follower of Limbourg Brothers (Netherlandish)
2005.204CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Saint James the Greater
Master of the Gold Scrolls (Belgian)
2011.59CCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452CCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter: Historiated Initial D with The Trinity
follower of Master of the Queen Mary Psalter (English)
1999.125CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Book of Hours: The Nativity
Master of the First Prayerbook of Maximillian (Flemish, c. 1444-1519)
2011.64CCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Book of Hours: Angel with a Banderole within a...
possibly by Workshop of the Convent of St. Agnes (Netherlandish)
1999.133CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Annunciation to the Shepherds
Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.1CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Coronation of the Virgin
Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.2CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Visitation
Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.3CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Presentation in the Temple
Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.4CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Virgin and Child Enthroned
circle of Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.5CCCC0
Single Leaf: Table of Consanguinity
England, late 12th-early 13th Century
1924.429CCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: King David in Prayer (2 of 3 Excised Leaves)
Noël Bellemare (French, d. 1546) and 1 other
2003.174.1CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Penitential Psalms
Noël Bellemare (French, d. 1546) and 1 other
2003.174.2CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Sts. Geneviève, Catherine of Alexandria, and...
workshop of Boucicaut Master (French, Paris, active about 1410-25)
2014.21CCCC0
Youth Seated by a Willow; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammad Yusuf (Iranian)
1947.499CCCC0
Leaf from a Missal with Two Historiated Initials: Initial P[er omnia...
France, Beauvais, late 13th-early 14th Century
1982.141CCCC0
Bifolium from an Antiphonary: Initial M with Saint Dominic Preaching
Primo Miniatore di San Domenico (Italian)
1985.60.aCCCC0
Bifolium from an Antiphonary: Music
Primo Miniatore di San Domenico (Italian)
1985.60.bCCCC0
Leaf from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Three Cuttings from a Missal: Initial L with the Annunciation to the...
Germany, Franconia or Saxony (?) or Silesia (?), 15th century
1999.137.1CCCC0
Three Cuttings from a Missal: Initial C with the Adoration of the Magi
Germany, Franconia or Saxony (?) or Silesia (?), 15th century
1999.137.2CCCC0
Three Cuttings from a Missal: Initial E with the Angels of the Entombment
Germany, Franconia or Saxony (?) or Silesia (?), 15th century
1999.137.3CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Initial D
France, probably Soissons, 15th century
2005.203CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Betrayal of Christ
circle of Maître François (French)
2005.208CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Initial D: Massacre of the Innocents (1 of 2...
Northeastern France or Flanders, early 14th Century
1999.126CCCC0
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
Leaf from a Psalter: Initial D: A Fool Rebuked by God
Northern France or Flanders, St. Omer or Thèrouanne, 14th century
2011.55CCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion (recto):...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours:  Initial D: Flight into Egypt (2 of 2 Excised...
Northern France or Flanders, early 14th Century
2011.56CCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter(?): Annunciation (recto); Nativity (verso)
Germany, Bavaria (possibly Prufening or Augsburg), 13th century
1951.447CCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter(?): Annunciation (recto)
Germany, Bavaria (possibly Prufening or Augsburg), 13th century
1951.447.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter: Nativity (verso)
Germany, Bavaria (possibly Prufening or Augsburg), 13th century
1951.447.bCCCC0
The Visitation: Leaf from a Book of Hours (5 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
2003.172CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Initial D
England, early 15th century
2006.10CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Initial V with Floral Border
Austria (? ) or Bohemia (?), 15th century
2006.12CCCC0
Initial E from a Municipal Law Book: The Last Judgment
Germany, Regensburg, 14th century
1953.637CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Adoration of the Magi
Master of Thomas Hoo (French)
2011.60CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Raising of the Cross
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
2006.14CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: St. Barbara (6 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
2011.57CCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: John on Patmos (1 of 2 Excised Leaves)
Master of Jacques de Luxembourg (French)
2011.62CCCC0
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1917.1078CCCC0
Leaf from Gratian's Decretum: Table of Affinity
Italy, probably Naples, 13th century
1929.435.1CCCC0
Leaf from Gratian's Decretum: Table of Consanguinity
Italy, probably Naples, 13th century
1929.435.2CCCC0
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period
1947.496.aCCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609)
1988.101CCCC0
Leaf from a Volume of Johannes Andrea's "Lectura super arboris...
Master of the Register of 1328 (Italian)
1982.139.2CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto); The Story of Adam peace upon him, his...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1945.384CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.14524 full size illustrations with 160 folios of text: ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 26.1 x 15.4 cm (10 1/4 x 6 1/16 in.); Mounted: 36.5 x 26.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.)John L. Severance 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
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Historiated Initial (E) Excised from a Gradual: Adoration of the Magi
Italy, Siena, 13th century
1952.280Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 17 x 21 cm (6 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf from a Gospel Book with a  Portrait of St. Luke
Central Ethiopia, 15th century
1999.212Ink and tempera on vellumSheet: 37 x 25 cm (14 9/16 x 9 13/16 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
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
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
The Annunciation (Matins, Office of the Virgin): Leaf from a Book of...
Noël Bellemare (French, d. 1546) and 1 other
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
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
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
Leaf from a Commission: St. Mark Giving the Keys of Venice to Francesco...
Benedetto Bordone (Italian)
2011.69Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 23.1 x 15.7 cm (9 1/8 x 6 3/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 31.3 x 21.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/16 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
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
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555) and 1 other
1988.96Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 47.5 x 32.2 cm (18 11/16 x 12 11/16 in.); Image: 28.4 x 18.5 cm (11 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
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 a Psalter and Prayerbook: Ornamental Border with Pea Vines and...
Germany, Hildesheim(?), 16th century
1999.136Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 16.6 x 13.5 cm (6 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Annunciation
Flanders, Ghent (?), 15th century
2014.24Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 17.9 x 12.5 cm (7 1/16 x 4 15/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter and Prayerbook: Initial E with Ornamental Border...
North Germany, Hildesheim (?), 16th century
2006.15Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 16.6 x 13.5 cm (6 9/16 x 5 5/16 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
Rustam meets the challenge of Ashkabus, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1960.199Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 25.4 x 15.7 cm (10 x 6 3/16 in.); Overall: 31 x 20.1 cm (12 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 13.5 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of John C. HeegeCCCC0
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
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
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
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 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
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
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Calendar Page for May (recto) and Calendar...
France, Rouen, 16th century
2011.65Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumLeaf: 18.1 x 12.9 cm (7 1/8 x 5 1/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Latin Bible: Initial P: St. Paul with a Sword and a Book
circle or workshop of William de Brailes (English, active c. 1230)
2011.53Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumLeaf: 18.5 x 13.2 cm (7 5/16 x 5 3/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Ape Hunting Wild Boars (recto) and Ape...
France, Paris or Rouen, 16th century
2006.13Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 18.1 x 12.9 cm (7 1/8 x 5 1/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter and Prayerbook: Calendar Page with Labors (recto)...
Germany, Hildesheim (?), 16th century
2011.67Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumLeaf: 16.6 x 13.5 cm (6 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
Leaf from a Book of Hours: St. Barbara (2 of 2 Excised Leaves)
Master of Jacques de Luxembourg (French)
2011.63Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 23.7 x 18.6 cm (9 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Gradual: Initial P with the Nativity
Attavante degli Attavanti (Italian, c. 1452-c. 1525) and 1 other
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
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
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
Gradual
circle of Girolamo dai Libri (Italian, 1474-1555)
1921.140Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum; wood bindingCodex: 51.1 x 35.6 x 8.9 cm (20 1/8 x 14 x 3 1/2 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39Gold, ink and colors on parchmentSheet: 26.7 x 36.3 cm (10 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase 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 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
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
Bifolio with Scenes from the Life of Christ
Germany, Lower Saxony (Diocese of Hildesheim), Braunschweig(?), 13th century
1933.448.2Tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 31 x 22.5 cm (12 3/16 x 8 7/8 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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, active c. 1450-70)
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
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
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
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
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479Opaque watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 36.3 x 30 cm (14 5/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Image: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 30 cm (14 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Text area: 29 x 24.5 cm (11 7/16 x 9 5/8 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
Leaf from the Hours of Duke Louis of Savoy: Saints Nereus and Achilleus
France, Savoy(?), 15th century
1952.4Tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 11.2 x 8.9 cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Leaves Excised from a Psalter (seven)
Flanders, Liège(?), 13th century
1953.145Tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 13 x 8.9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and his Beloved...
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period
1947.500Opaque watercolor, gold, silver, and ink on paper; double-sidedSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Illuminated Page
Iran, Herat (presently in Afghanistan), Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.aInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Verso); Right folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.bInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 28 x 17.4 cm (11 x 6 7/8 in.); Text area: 8.4 x 6.4 cm (3 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Left Folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.2.aInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 28 x 17.4 cm (11 x 6 7/8 in.); Text area: 8.4 x 6.4 cm (3 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment from a Lectern Bible: Initial E[t fecit Josias] with Josiah...
circle of Master Honoré (French, Paris, active 1288-1300)
1924.428Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 10.5 x 8 cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
Partial Leaf from a Latin Bible: Initial I[n principio] with the...
Northeastern France, Cambrai, 13th century
1952.565Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 42 x 15.3 cm (16 9/16 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Initial R from a Choral Book with King David(?)
attributed to Guglielmo Giraldi del Magri [or del Magro] (Italian)
1953.22Ink, tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 16 x 18 cm (6 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Single Leaf Excised from a Psalter: Initial D[ominus illuminatio mea]...
Northeastern France, 13th century
1985.82Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 26.1 x 19.3 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Miniature Excised from a Psalter: The Nativity
England, London(?), 13th century
1924.427Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 9.5 x 12.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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 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
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 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
Leaf Excised from a "Decretum" by Gratian: Initial C[anonici cuiusdam...
France, Avignon(?), 14th century
1926.245Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 34.3 x 19.7 cm (13 1/2 x 7 3/4 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
Single Leaf from a "Biblia Pauperum": Christ Crowned with Thorns (recto)...
Germany, Bavaria, 15th century
1958.255Ink and tempera on vellumSheet: 19.8 x 14.2 cm (7 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift in honor of William M. Milliken from members of his staff, 1919-1958CCCC0
Leaf from an Antiphonary with Historiated Initial (H) with The Nativity ...
Italy, Tuscany, 14th century
1953.285Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 53 x 38 cm (20 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Initial D[omine] from a Choral Book: King Solomon
attributed to Guglielmo Giraldi del Magri [or del Magro] (Italian)
1951.548Ink, tempera and gold on vellumSheet: 17 x 14 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Initial C Excised from a Choral Book: St. Anthony with Antonite Friars
Italy, Venice, 15th century
1954.796Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 18.5 x 17.5 cm (7 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Frontispiece Miniature from the Manuscript of a Poem by Guillaume Crétin...
Master of Francis I (French)
1991.157Ink, tempera, and liquid gold on vellumSheet: 27.1 x 20.1 cm (10 11/16 x 7 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Decorated Initial D[eus] with Foliated Border...
Master of Guillebert de Mets (Flemish) and Workshop
2005.205Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 12.7 x 8.4 cm (5 x 3 5/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
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 a Book of Hours: St. Bartholomew
Flanders, Bruges (?), 15th century
2006.11Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 12.5 x 8.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Book of Hours: Decorated Initial H
related to Masters of the Zwolle Bible (Netherlandish)
1999.134Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumEach leaf: 17.5 x 12.3 cm (6 7/8 x 4 13/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Latin Bible: Initial P with St. Paul Holding a Sword (St....
circle or workshop of Johannes Grusch Atelier (French)
2001.74Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumOverall: 14.6 x 12.1 cm (5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: St. Matthew
follower of Limbourg Brothers (Netherlandish)
2005.204Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 18.1 x 13 cm (7 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Peter of Poitier's "Compendium Historiae in Genealogia Christi" (pair)
England, Canterbury, 13th century
1973.5Ink and tempera on a vellum roll of four membranesPart 1: 135 x 22.5 cm (53 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Initial I with Elimelech and Naomi: Leaf from a Latin Bible
Johannes Grusch Atelier (French)
1999.123Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 15 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Saint James the Greater
Master of the Gold Scrolls (Belgian)
2011.59Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 14.9 x 11.2 cm (5 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452Ink and opaque watercolor on paperDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Cutting from a Gradual: Initial I with Departure of Tobias
"Master of Noah's Ark" (Italian)
2011.68Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 17.8 x 17.4 cm (7 x 6 7/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter: Historiated Initial D with The Trinity
follower of Master of the Queen Mary Psalter (English)
1999.125Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 26.7 x 17.5 cm (10 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
The Nativity: Leaf from a Book of Hours (3 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
2001.75Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 16.1 x 12.6 cm (6 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Book of Hours: The Nativity
Master of the First Prayerbook of Maximillian (Flemish, c. 1444-1519)
2011.64Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumLeaf: 10.8 x 8.2 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Book of Hours: Angel with a Banderole within a...
possibly by Workshop of the Convent of St. Agnes (Netherlandish)
1999.133Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumEach leaf: 17.7 x 12.5 cm (6 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from an Antiphonary: Initial H with the Nativity (recto) and Text ...
South Germany, Augsburg (?), 15th century
2014.25Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 62.5 x 41 cm (24 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Annunciation to the Shepherds
Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.1Tempera, liquid gold, and grisaille on vellumSheet: 10.2 x 7.5 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Coronation of the Virgin
Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.2Tempera, liquid gold, and grisaille on vellumSheet: 10.3 x 7.6 cm (4 1/16 x 3 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Visitation
Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.3Tempera, liquid gold, and grisaille on vellumSheet: 10.3 x 7.5 cm (4 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Presentation in the Temple
Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.4Tempera, liquid gold, and grisaille on vellumSheet: 10.2 x 7.3 cm (4 x 2 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Virgin and Child Enthroned
circle of Guillaume Vrelant (Flemish, c. 1454-1481)
1954.140.5Tempera, liquid gold, and grisaille on vellumSheet: 10.3 x 7.3 cm (4 1/16 x 2 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Psalter: The Annunciation
England, 14th century
1952.230Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 15.8 x 11.2 cm (6 1/4 x 4 7/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Miniature from a Manuscript of the Apocalypse: The Woman upon the...
France, Lorraine, 13th century
1983.73.1.aInk, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 10.2 x 14.7 cm (4 x 5 13/16 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.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Miniature from a Manuscript of the Apocalypse: The Woman Clothed with...
France, Lorraine, 13th century
1983.73.2.aInk, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 12 x 14.2 cm (4 3/4 x 5 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Miniature from a Manuscript of the Apocalypse: The War in Heaven
France, Lorraine, 13th century
1983.73.2.bInk, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 12 x 14.2 cm (4 3/4 x 5 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.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Leaf Excised from a Breviary of Charles the Bold and Margaret of York:...
Simon Marmion (French, 1420s-1489)
2005.55Tempera on vellumSheet: 15.2 x 11.2 cm (6 x 4 7/16 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
Youth Holding a Pomegranate; Illustration from a Single Page Manuscript
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1947.497Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 15.3 x 8 cm (6 x 3 1/8 in.); Overall: 27.7 x 16.4 cm (10 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Christ in Majesty with the Virgin and St. John the Evangelist:  Single...
Italy, Venice, 14th century
1959.128Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 27.3 x 20 cm (10 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)Delia E. Holden and L. E. Holden FundsCCCC0
Single Leaf: Table of Consanguinity
England, late 12th-early 13th Century
1924.429Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 28.9 x 21.8 cm (11 3/8 x 8 9/16 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 16.1 x 25 cm (6 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Image: 7.7 x 13.4 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: King David in Prayer (2 of 3 Excised Leaves)
Noël Bellemare (French, d. 1546) and 1 other
2003.174.1Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 11.2 x 6.4 cm (4 7/16 x 2 1/2 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Penitential Psalms
Noël Bellemare (French, d. 1546) and 1 other
2003.174.2Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 11.2 x 6.4 cm (4 7/16 x 2 1/2 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Sts. Geneviève, Catherine of Alexandria, and...
workshop of Boucicaut Master (French, Paris, active about 1410-25)
2014.21Ink, tempera, silver, and gold on vellumLeaf: 16 x 11.2 cm (6 5/16 x 4 7/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
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
Persian Verses: The Fortieth Year of King Kisra Nushirwan's Reign and...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1959.330Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 59.3 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Sends Mihran Sitad to Fetch the Daughter of the King of China ...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1962.25Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 14.7 x 15 cm (5 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 23.2 cm (12 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.); Text area: 23 x 15.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Youth Seated by a Willow; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammad Yusuf (Iranian)
1947.499Ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 33.5 x 21.9 cm (13 3/16 x 8 5/8 in.); Image: 15 x 9.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion (recto); part of Khamsa of Nizami...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period, 16th century
2006.146.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 26.8 x 17.5 cm (10 9/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Overall: 30.7 x 19.7 cm (12 1/16 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Leaf from a Missal with Two Historiated Initials: Initial P[er omnia...
France, Beauvais, late 13th-early 14th Century
1982.141Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 28.5 x 20 cm (11 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Freudenheim in memory of Otto EgeCCCC0
Bifolium from an Antiphonary: Initial M with Saint Dominic Preaching
Primo Miniatore di San Domenico (Italian)
1985.60.aInk, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 51 x 37.7 cm (20 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)Delia E. Holden FundCCCC0
Bifolium from an Antiphonary: Music
Primo Miniatore di San Domenico (Italian)
1985.60.bInk, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 51 x 37.7 cm (20 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)Delia E. Holden FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1939.507Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32 x 21.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Folio from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl (Iraq)
1977.91Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paperSheet: 33.1 x 24.5 cm (13 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cutting from a Missal: Initial O with Christ Performing an Exorcism
Matteo da Milano (Italian)
1999.135Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 7.7 x 6.7 cm (3 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Three Cuttings from a Missal: Initial L with the Annunciation to the...
Germany, Franconia or Saxony (?) or Silesia (?), 15th century
1999.137.1Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 17.6 x 9 cm (6 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Three Cuttings from a Missal: Initial C with the Adoration of the Magi
Germany, Franconia or Saxony (?) or Silesia (?), 15th century
1999.137.2Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 9.4 x 8 cm (3 11/16 x 3 1/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Three Cuttings from a Missal: Initial E with the Angels of the Entombment
Germany, Franconia or Saxony (?) or Silesia (?), 15th century
1999.137.3Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 11 x 9.7 cm (4 5/16 x 3 13/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Initial D
France, probably Soissons, 15th century
2005.203Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 15.5 x 11.5 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Annunciation to the Shepherds
France, Troyes?, 15th century
2011.61Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 20.1 x 13.8 cm (7 15/16 x 5 7/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Betrayal of Christ
circle of Maître François (French)
2005.208Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 12.4 x 9.3 cm (4 7/8 x 3 11/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Initial D: Massacre of the Innocents (1 of 2...
Northeastern France or Flanders, early 14th Century
1999.126Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 13 x 9.7 cm (5 1/8 x 3 13/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
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 Bible: Initial E: Entwined Lions and Serpents (1 of 2...
England, Glastonbury(?), 13th century
1999.122Tempera and ink on vellumSheet: 20 x 15 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Latin Bible: Initial A and Initial A: Judith Beheading...
circle or workshop of Leber Group (French)
2005.207Ink and tempera on vellumEach leaf: 14.8 x 10.4 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/8 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 Psalter: Initial D: A Fool Rebuked by God
Northern France or Flanders, St. Omer or Thèrouanne, 14th century
2011.55Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 10.7 x 7.8 cm (4 3/16 x 3 1/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Nativity (recto) and Text (verso)
Northeastern France, 15th century
2014.23Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 17 x 12.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion (recto):...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.aOpaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 18.7 x 12.3 cm (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Overall: 23.2 x 15.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter: Initial D: David in Prayer before an Altar and...
England, Oxford (?), 13th century
2006.8Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 17.9 x 13.5 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours:  Initial D: Flight into Egypt (2 of 2 Excised...
Northern France or Flanders, early 14th Century
2011.56Ink, tempera, and gold on vellumLeaf: 13 x 9.7 cm (5 1/8 x 3 13/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Psalter(?): Annunciation (recto); Nativity (verso)
Germany, Bavaria (possibly Prufening or Augsburg), 13th century
1951.447Ink and tempera on parchmentSheet: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Visitation: Leaf from a Book of Hours (5 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
2003.172Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 16.1 x 12.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Initial D
England, early 15th century
2006.10Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 15.2 x 11.4 cm (6 x 4 1/2 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Initial V with Floral Border
Austria (? ) or Bohemia (?), 15th century
2006.12Ink, tempera and gold on vellumEach leaf: 13.9 x 10.6 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Initial I: Entwined Beast and Serpent: Leaf from a Bible (2 of 2 Excised...
England, Glastonbury?, 13th century
2011.52Tempera and ink on vellumLeaf: 20 x 15.2 cm (7 7/8 x 6 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Initial E from a Municipal Law Book: The Last Judgment
Germany, Regensburg, 14th century
1953.637Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 21.3 x 18.2 cm (8 3/8 x 7 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf with Initial from a Latin Bible: Initial M: St. Paul with a Sword...
Vienna Moralized Bible Workshop (French)
2011.51Ink, tempera and burnished gold on vellumLeaf: 21.9 x 14.3 cm (8 5/8 x 5 5/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Adoration of the Magi
Master of Thomas Hoo (French)
2011.60Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 20.2 x 14.4 cm (7 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: The Raising of the Cross
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
2006.14Tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 18.7 x 13.4 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Animals, Precious Stones, Coins, and Musical Instruments (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period
1945.385Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.7 x 13.5 cm (7 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: St. Barbara (6 of 6 Excised Leaves)
Henri d'Orquevaulx (French) or Workshop
2011.57Ink, tempera, silver, and gold on vellumLeaf: 16.1 x 12.4 cm (6 5/16 x 4 7/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: John on Patmos (1 of 2 Excised Leaves)
Master of Jacques de Luxembourg (French)
2011.62Ink, tempera and gold on vellumLeaf: 23.7 x 18.6 cm (9 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Medallion from the Border of a Latin Bible: The Expulsion of Adam and...
Primo Miniatore di San Domenico (Italian)
2003.170Tempera on vellumDiameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: a Processon Arrives at Court (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period
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
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1917.1078Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 30 x 21.1 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/16 in.); Image: 14.3 x 8.9 cm (5 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Leaf from Gratian's Decretum: Table of Affinity
Italy, probably Naples, 13th century
1929.435.1Tempera and gold on parchmentSheet: 28.9 x 21.2 cm (11 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from Gratian's Decretum: Table of Consanguinity
Italy, probably Naples, 13th century
1929.435.2Ink, tempera and gold on parchmentSheet: 28.9 x 21.2 cm (11 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period
1947.496.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 12.2 x 5.7 cm (4 13/16 x 2 1/4 in.); Overall: 37.1 x 24.8 cm (14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609)
1988.101Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Image: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Historiated Initial (E) Excised from the Colonna Missal: The Martyrdom...
Apollonio de' Bonfratelli (Italian)
1985.140Ink, tempera, and liquid gold on vellumSheet: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Crucifixion: Miniature Excised from a Prayer Book
Flanders, Antwerp
1932.135Tempera on vellumSheet: 10 x 8.4 cm (3 15/16 x 3 5/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry A. Everett for the Dorothy Burnham Everett Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto); On the Benefits of Quails (verso), from...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period
1945.382Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 10.2 x 9 cm (4 x 3 9/16 in.); Overall: 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.); Text area: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Initial S[alve sancta parens] with the Virgin Adored by Angels, and...
South Italy, 13th century
1951.313Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 47 x 34 cm (18 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Initial A [ngelus Domini descendit] from an Antiphonary: The Three Marys...
Italy, Siena, 13th century
1952.232Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 18 x 15.8 cm (7 1/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Cutting from an Antiphonary:  Initial G[loria tibi Trinitas]: The Trinity
Bohemia, Prague, early 15th Century
1949.537Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 13 x 11 cm (5 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Volume of Johannes Andrea's "Lectura super arboris...
Master of the Register of 1328 (Italian)
1982.139.2Tempera and gold on parchmentSheet: 24.5 x 17.1 cm (9 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Freudenheim in memory of Otto EgeCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto); The Story of Adam peace upon him, his...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1945.384Ink and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 42 x 32 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Text area: 34.5 x 22.7 cm (13 9/16 x 8 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of an Antiphonary with Historiated Initial (S): The Stoning of...
Nicolò da Bologna (Italian, c. 1325-1403)
1951.446Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 33 x 33 cm (13 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur and Azada, from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (940...
Iran, Tabriz or Qazvin, Safavid period
1915.597Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 32.5 x 21.5 cm (12 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Image: 17.4 x 11 cm (6 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Miniature from a Book of Hours: The Pentecost
Jean Poyet (French)
1924.426Tempera, and gold on vellumSheet: 17.5 x 11.7 cm (6 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0