Cleveland, Mus. of Art, 1999.122
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CLEVELAND, OH, Museum of Art
Biblia sacra (fragm.) – ms.
Cleveland, Mus. of Art, 1999.122

13th cent. (2nd quarter), England (Glastonbury?)
Vellum; single bifolium, 20cm x 15cm. Two illuminated initials (entwined lions and serpents)

Possibly made in the Benedictine abbey of Glastonbury, where it belonged
Once owned by Roger Gale (1672-1744). From the Jeanne Miles Blackburn Collection

Acquired in 1999

Cf. S.N. Fliegel, The Jeanne Miles Blackburn Collection of Manuscript Illuminations, Cleveland, 1999, nos. 2-3