Missal

Record ID: 
76951
Accession number: 
MS G.16
Title: 
Missal
Created: 
Italy, possibly Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
Binding: 
Stamped white pigskin with metal corners and clasps.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
285 leaves (2 columns, 33 lines), bound :vellum, ill. ; 287 x 202 mm
Provenance: 
Private collection, Switzerland; London, Sotheby's, June 4, 1934, lot 33; purchased in Dec. 1951 from William H. Schab, New York for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Missal for the use of Rome; written and illuminated in Italy, perhaps in Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
Decoration: 18 large miniatures, 28 small miniatures, 102 historiated initials, mostly heads or busts; the small miniatures form a series that illustrates the gestures and rituals of clerics during the celebration of the Mass.

Script: 
textura.
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: