Item Info

Item No: mcai690191
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 69:19
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial N with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple
Notes: These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1500-1511.
Notes: This initial begins the antiphon for Vespers of the feast of the Purification of the Virgin (Feb. 2), "Nunc dimittis domine seruum tuum in pace ..." (Now send, O Lord, your servant in peace). It was illuminated by Antonio da Villafora, a Paduan illuminator whose activity can be documented from 1469 -1511.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1659691
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1515
Image Dimensions Width: 547 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 69:19-20
Creator Name: Antonio Maria da Villafora - Artist

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