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Item No: mcai500051
Additional Title: Gradual
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial D with St. John the Baptist
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the feast of St. John the Baptist (June 24), "De ventre matris meae uocauit me dominus nomine meo ..." (When I was still lying in my mother's womb the Lord sent his summons to me by name). Much of the initial has been restored by a nineteenth-century hand, but the style recalls the work of Sienese illumination of the fifteenth century.
Notes: This initial has been retouched.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1650662
Country: Country:Italy
City/Town/Township:Siena ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1450
Image Dimensions Width: 345 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 50:5

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