Apocalypse.

Record ID: 
161109
Accession number: 
MS S.18
Title: 
Apocalypse.
Created: 
Russia, ca. 1901-1907
Binding: 
20th-century stamped calf over heavy boards.
Credit: 
Bequest of E. Clark Stillman, 1995.
Description: 
280 leaves (1 column, 26 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 348 x 213 mm
Provenance: 
No. 4064 in a previous collection (round label inside front cover, inscribed in black ink); E. Clark Stillman Collection.
Notes: 

Ms. apocalypse, written and illuminated in Russia, ca.1901-1907.
Decoration: 71 full-page miniatures executed in watercolor, liquid gold, and colored inks, 1 historiated headpiece, 71 calligraphic headpieces with vegetal motifs and 71 large calligraphic initials.
Each folio of paper has a blind stamp of the Riga paper company, corresponding to paper produced there from 1901-1907; see Sokrat Klepikov, Filigrani ischtempeli na bumage russkogo I inostrannogo proizvodstva XVII-XX veka -Watermarks and stamps on the paper of Russian and foreign production of the XVII-XX centuries - Moscow, 1959, p. 100, no. 1

Script: 
cyrillic
Language: 
Old Slavonic
Century: 
Classification: