Missal

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Record ID: 
112403
Accession number: 
MS M.472
Title: 
Missal
Created: 
Perugia, Italy, 1472-1499.
Binding: 
Formerly in blue velvet; rebound in 1/2 green morocco by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
286 leaves (2 columns, 27 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 340 x 240 mm
Provenance: 
Probably written for a member of the Augustinian order; arms of first owner: a shield argent a cross or surrounded by a cincture vert, on fol. 7; William Bromley-Davenport; his sale (London, Sotheby's, May 10, 1907 lot 230) to Quaritch (catalogue, June 1910, no. 139, illus.); Leo S. Olschki? (cited in De Ricci); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
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Ms. missal, Augustinian use; written and illuminated in Perugia, Italy, in the third quarter of the 15th century, and after 1472.
Decoration: 1 full-page miniature, 1 decorative title page with arms in an illuminated border; 17 historiated initials.
Artists: follower of Giacomo Caporali (initials and borders) and Fiorenzo di Lorenzo (miniature on fol. 131v).

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
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