Leaves of Gold: Treasures of Manuscript Illumination fron Philadelphia Collections
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Gallery Guide: Liturgical Manuscripts

Breviary for Rome Use. France, Paris, c. 1310 . (The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis E 236)
Historiated Initial S with Three Marys and an Angel at the Tomb of Christ, fol. 380v

Historiated Initial E with David Playing Bells, fol. 144v

 

fol 380v fol 144v
Processional. France, Paris, c. 1510 (The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis E 7)

Saint Dominic and His Dog, fol. 104v
Saint John the Baptist, fol. 101

fol 104v fol101

Missal for Rome Use, Southern Netherlands, possibly Hainault, c. 153050 (The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis E 157)
Historiated Initial G with the Virgin and Her Symbols, fol. 149
Historiated Initial S with Saint Martin of Tours, fol. 242

fol. 149 fol 242
Diurnal Antiphonary. Italy, Milan, early 1500s (The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis E 10)
Historiated Initial I with Saints Peter and Paul
, fol. 95
Marginal Figure of a Bishop Martyr, fol. 66
fol. 95 fol. 66
See also: Leaf from a Gradual, in the Learning Center Slide Show    

 

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