Antiphonary

Record ID: 
160674
Accession number: 
MS M.1091
Title: 
Antiphonary
Created: 
Milan, Italy, ca. 1500
Credit: 
Purchased on the Acquisitions Fund, 1995.
Description: 
1 leaf (6 4-line staves and 6 lines of antiphon) : vellum, ill. ; 540 x 371 mm
Provenance: 
Florentine art market, 1986; Martello Collection, Florence (Nereo Fioratti), 1992; H.P. Kraus; purchased from H.P. Kraus on the Acquisition Fund in June, 1995.
Notes: 

Ms. antiphonary single leaf, perhaps from an antiphonary of the Ambrosian rite; written and illuminated in Italy, perhaps Milan, ca. 1500.
Decoration: 1 large illuminated initial C decorated with motifs of precious stones and imaginative floral representations.
Artist: attributed variously to the workshop of Bergognone, or to that of the Master of the Arcimboldi Missal, the latter subsequently identified with Matteo da Milano by Jonathan Alexander.
Text: music and text for the first of the Rogation Days which are celebrated on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th days after the Ascension; after the rubric In die primo leteniarum que celbrari debent in feria secunda tertia et quarta post Ascensionem Domini.
Musical notation: 4-line red staves with square notes.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: