Item Info

Item No: mcai690091
Additional Title: Gradual
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Original Year/Month/Day: Siena
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial C with Christ as the Man of Sorrows
Notes: This cutting can be dated to before 1363.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the feast of Corpus Christi, "Cibauit eos ex adipe frumenti ..." (Full ears of wheat are the nourishment he gives them). It was illuminated by the Sienese painter and illuminator Niccolò di Ser Sozzo, who was active from ca. 1348, when he first appears in documents, to his death in 1363.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1646121
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1360
Image Dimensions Width: 484 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 69:9
Creator Name: Niccolò di Ser Sozzo - Artist

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