MS M.478.16, 17

Two Prophets, in initials S and V

Cut from a Gradual (II), in Latin.
Illuminated by Don Silvestro dei Gherarducci for Paolo Venier, abbot of San Michele à Murano

Italy, Florence, Santa Maria degli Angeli

Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910

MS M.478.16, 17
Item description: 

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.