Illuminated initial (fragment).
[Italy], [1400-1499]
This material is open for research.
Manuscript fragment, on parchment, of a liturgical manuscript including musical notation and a large illuminated initial "S."
Gift of Robert Lehman, 1946.
In Latin.
Decoration: large illuminated initial "S" containing full figure of John the Baptist standing by the Jordan, holding a scroll containing the opening words to the Agnus Dei, which terminates in the figure of a small lamb with halo. Gilt frame.
In modern mat and frame.
Illuminated Initial (Fragment). Beinecke MS 1188. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
John, the Baptist, Saint -- Art.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Italy -- 15th century. local
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Fragments in Beinecke Library.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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