Cleveland, Mus. of Art, 1999.131
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CLEVELAND, OH, Museum of Art
Antiphonarium (fragm.) – ms.
Cleveland, Mus. of Art, 1999.131

15th cent. (1439-1447), Italy (Milan)
Vellum; single leaf, 59.3 x 42.7 cm. Large historiated initial (the Prophet Samuel), border with the arms of the Visconti Family and the emblem of the Olivetan Order

Commissioned by Filippo Maria Visconti, duke of Milan (1412-1447), in favour of the Olivetan monastery San Vittore al Corpo in Milan. Illuminated by the Olivetan Master
From the Jeanne Miles Blackburn Collection

Acquired in 1999

Cf. S.N. Fliegel, The Jeanne Miles Blackburn Collection of Manuscript Illuminations, Cleveland, 1999, no. 74