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Missal (detail), 1469. Bartolomeo Caporali (Italian, c. 1420–c. 1505), assisted by Giapeco Caporali (Italian, died 1478). Ink, tempera, silver and burnished gold on vellum (400 folios; 3 full-page illuminations; 31 historiated initials); 35 x 25 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, John L. Severance Fund 2006.154


The Book Arts in World Religions

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Cleveland State University Student Center Ballroom

About The Event

This panel discussion places the Caporali Missal in a global context by examining the book arts in a variety of religious traditions including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and the religions of India. Participants include Cleveland State University faculty members Dr. Sucharita Adluri, Dr. Samantha Baskind, and Dr. Marian Bleeke; and Fr. David Novak of Ss. Robert and William Parish, Euclid. Free; reception to follow.

This lecture is part of the Caporali Lecture Series, complementing the exhibition The Caporali Missal: A Masterpiece of Renaissance Illumination, on view February 17 – June 2, 2013. Co-sponsored by Cleveland State University.