Item Info

Item No: mcai290051
Additional Title: Gradual?
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial C with St. Laurence of Rome
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1470.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the feast of St. Laurence (Aug. 10): "Confessio et pulchritudo in conspectus eius ...," (Glory and beauty wait on his presence). The illumination has been attributed to the Milanese illuminator Venturino Mercati, active in the third quarter of the fifteenth century.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1597012
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 117 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 29:5
Creator Name: Venturino Mercati - Artist

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