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Title [Manuscript illumination: capital S]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date late 15th century
Id Number Current Accession F.121
Id Number Current Repository 1320
Inscription Print sellerīs details, and price "12/-" pasted to mount.
Location Creation Site North Italy
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Material Paint and gold leaf on parchment.
Notes Fragment from a large service book, possibly a Psalter. This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Major initial "S", historiated; God is shown staring down from Heaven at King David praying, water/sea, foliate decoration, decorative overpainting in white (probably silver originally). Verso - textualis rotunda in Latin. The imagery seems to suggest that the figure is David.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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