AntiphonaryMedieval Manuscripts Medieval Manuscript Fragments
Folio Number: front 68:10
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial C with Confessor saints, including a bishop and a Dominican friar
Notes: This initial begins the Magnificat antiphon at first Vespers for the Common of One Confessor, "Confessor domini [Nomine] astantem plebem corrobora sancta intercession ..." (Confessor of God, [name], strengthen the bystanding crowd with holy intercession ..."
An artist active within the circle of Niccolò di Giacomo da Bologna (fl. ca. 1353- 1401), the most famous and prolific Bolognese illuminator working in the second half of the fourteenth century, illuminated this initial. Niccolò headed a large workshop that produced large numbers of choir books for churches and convents in and around Bologna.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1659812
Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 416 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 68:10-11
Creator Name: Niccolo di Giacomo da Bologna, follower of - Artist