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Two Prophets, in initials S and V
Cut from a Gradual (II), in Latin.
Italy, Florence, Santa Maria degli Angeli, 1392–99
Illuminated by Don Silvestro dei Gherarducci for Paolo Venier, abbot of San Michele à Murano
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910; MS M.478.16, 17.
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The initial S (of Salus) begins the Introit to the Mass for the nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, while the V (of Venite) begins the Introit for Easter Wednesday. The fragmentary texts on the backs of the cuttings were sufficient to identify the Introits.
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