Choir book

Item Info

Item No: mcai440093
Additional Title: Choir book
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial G with the Adoration of Christ
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1500.
Notes: This initial was illuminated by Georg and Leonhard Beck, a father-and-son team of illuminators working in Augsburg from ca. 1490 to ca. 1512, when Georg, the father, died. The liturgy that this initial begins remains to be identified, although it surely begins a chant sung during Christmas Day.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1647075
Country: Country:Germany

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1510
Image Dimensions Width: 192 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 44:9A
Creator Name: Georg and Leonhard Beck, workshop - Artist

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