Item Info

Item No: mcai690131
Additional Title: Gradual
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 69:13
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial S with Bishop Saint
Notes: These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1345.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the Common of Bishop Saints, "Sacerdotes tui domine induant iustitiam ..." (Let thy priests, O Lord, be clothed with justice). Lewis E M 69:12-13 were illuminated by Lippo di Vanni, a Sienese illuminator whose activity can be documented from 1344-72. These leaves originally belonged to a choir book that survives in only a few leaves scattered in other American and European collections.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1659689
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1350
Image Dimensions Width: 472 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 69:12-13
Creator Name: Lippo di Vanni - Artist

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