Examples of Modern Illumination

Record ID: 
133204
Accession number: 
MS M.260
Title: 
Examples of Modern Illumination
Created: 
ca. 1858.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
5 leaves : vellum, ill.
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms single leaf illuminations; copied in England from early German engravings, ca. 1858.
M.260a.1: Nativity (224 x 160 mm); copied from an engraving by the Master E.S. (the E.S. Meister).
M.260a.2: Adoration of the Magi (222 x 163 mm); copied from an engraving by the Master IAM of Zwolle.
M.260a.3: Crucifixion (223 x 164 mm); copied from an engraving by Martin Schongauer.
M.260a.4: Resurrection (224 x 160 mm); copied from an engraving by Martin Schongauer.
M.260a.5: David in Prayer (223 x 181 mm).
Artist: ascribed to C.W. Wing.
M.260a.1 and M.260a.2 are matted together; M.260a.3 and M.260a.4 are matted together; M.260a.5 is matted alone.

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