Cleveland, Mus. of Art, 1999.135
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CLEVELAND, OH, Museum of Art
Christ Performing an Exorcism [historiated initial] – ms.
Cleveland, Mus. of Art, 1999.135

16th cent. (c. 1520), Italy
Vellum. Historiated initial cut down to 7.7 x 6.7 cm. From a Missal

Illuminated by Matteo da Milano
Probably kept in the Sistine Chapel sacristy until 1798. Subsequent owners: William Young Ottley (1771-1836); Robert S. Holford (1808-1892); Sir George Holford (1860-1926); G. Wells; A. R. H. Mann; Philip Hofer; Roger Wieck. From the Jeanne Miles Blackburn Collection

Acquired in 1999

Cf. S.N. Fliegel, The Jeanne Miles Blackburn Collection of Manuscript Illuminations, Cleveland, 1999, no. 81