Christ in Majesty (Cutting from a Gradual or Antiphonary)

Italian
Medieval (Gothic)
about 1350–1400


Place of Manufacture: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Overall (page dimensions): 8 x 8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.532

Medium or Technique

Tempera and ink with gold on parchment

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Manuscripts

A cutting from a gradual or antiphonary (both book types contain songs for the Divine Office or Mass) with an initial [N] in gold and colors, historiated with Christ in Majesty, right hand raised in blessing, left hand holding book.

Provenance

By 1913, with Ludwig Rosenthal, Munich; by 1913, sold by Ludwig Rosenthal to Dr. Denman Waldo Ross (1853-1935), Cambridge, MA [see note 1]; 1917, gift of Dr. Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: February 15, 1917)

NOTES:
[1] From 1913 until it was accessioned, this manuscript was on loan to the MFA from Dr. Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection