Item Info

Item No: mcai680111
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 68:11
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial G with Two martyr saints
Notes: This initial begins the Magnificat antiphon at first Vespers for the Common of Several Martyrs, "Gaudent in celis anime sanctorum ..." (The souls of the saints rejoice in heaven).

An artist active within the circle of Niccolò di Giacomo da Bologna (fl. ca. 1353- 1401), the most famous and prolific Bolognese illuminator working in the second half of the fourteenth century, illuminated this initial. Niccolò headed a large workshop that produced large numbers of choir books for churches and convents in and around Bologna.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1659812
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 530 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 68:10-11
Creator Name: Niccolo di Giacomo da Bologna, follower of - Artist

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