Leaves of Gold: Treasures of Manuscript Illumination fron Philadelphia Collections
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The Gallery
BIBLES: Introduction | Gallery Guide
BOOKS OF HOURS: Introduction | Gallery Guide
PSALTERS: Introduction | Gallery Guide
LITURGICAL: Introduction | Gallery Guide
LITERARY: Introduction | Gallery Guide

Full exhibition checklist (text only)

Gallery Guide: Bibles

Bible with Missal, France, Paris, c. 122040 (University of Pennsylvania, The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Philadelphia, MS Codex 236)
Historiated Initial I with the Fall of Man, Noah's Ark, and the Sacrifice of Isaac, f. 30v
Historiated Initial L with the Tree of Jesse, f. 302v

fol. 30v fol. 302v
Bible, Northern France, probably Paris, c. 125060 (Swarthmore College Libraries, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, Treasure MS BS 75 1200z)
Historiated Initial L with the Tree of Jesse, fol. 446
Historiated Initial I with the Seven Days of Creation and the Crucifixion, fol. 4v
fol. 446 fol. 4v
Bible, Italy, Padua or Venice, c. 126080 (The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis E 36, fol. 126)
Historiated Initial I with King Cyrus as Builder
See also: two other Bibles in the Learning Center Slide Show    


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