Los Angeles, Getty Mus., MS. 75
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LOS ANGELES, CA., J. Paul Getty Museum
Four Saints [historiated initial] – ms.
Los Angeles, Getty Mus., MS. 75

15th cent. (c. 1450), Italy (Milan)
Vellum; historiated inital B, cut down to 206 x 191 mm, pasted on cardboard. From a Choir-book

Illuminated by the Olivetan Master

Purchased in 2003 (acc. 2003.89)

Cf. F. Todini, M. Bollati, Una Collezione di miniature Italiane dal Duecento al Cinquecento, vol. [I], Milan, 1993, no. X
http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=253184

From the conspicuous tree in the background, the scene should certainly be identified as: Apostles on the Mount of Olives [D.M.]

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