Item No: mcai690191
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Rare Book Department
Initial N with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple
These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1500-1511.
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.
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Lewis E M 69:19-20
Antonio Maria da Villafora - Artist