Choir book

Item Info

Item No: mcai270041
Additional Title: Choir book
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: In this initial, a group of Dominican friars, identified by their white and black robes, stand in adoration below the figure of God. Although the precise moment in liturgy that the initial begins remains to be identified, one can surmise from the iconography that the original choir book belonged to a Dominican convent.

This initial was illuminated by an artist working in the circle of the Italian painter Neri da Rimini, whom documents show to have been active in the early fourteenth century.
Notes: Initial A with Dominican friars adoring God
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1595928
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1325
Image Dimensions Width: 247 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 27:4
Creator Name: Neri da Rimini, follower of - Artist

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