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1625: EUROPEAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY Gold leaf, tempera

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1625: EUROPEAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY Gold leaf, tempera

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European School, 16th Century

Antiphonal Leaf [Large Format Music Manuscript] with an Elaborate Historiated Capital "S.".

Gold leaf, tempera and ink on thick laid paper. 16th century. 20 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (521 x 337 mm). Sheet Size: 24 1/2 x 18 1/8 in. (622 x 460 mm). Features one historiated capital with tempera and gold leaf and latin text with black square note (quadratic notation) music on a red four-line stanza. The Antiphonary contains chants for the canonical hours of the Divine office; used by priests, monks and nuns in churches and religious enclaves. They are boldly hand written and illuminated on large sheets meant to be shared by several people.

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1625: EUROPEAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY Gold leaf, tempera

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May 09, 2008
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1625: 1625: EUROPEAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY Gold leaf, tempera

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Lot 1625 Details

Description
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European School, 16th Century

Antiphonal Leaf [Large Format Music Manuscript] with an Elaborate Historiated Capital "S.".

Gold leaf, tempera and ink on thick laid paper. 16th century. 20 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (521 x 337 mm). Sheet Size: 24 1/2 x 18 1/8 in. (622 x 460 mm). Features one historiated capital with tempera and gold leaf and latin text with black square note (quadratic notation) music on a red four-line stanza. The Antiphonary contains chants for the canonical hours of the Divine office; used by priests, monks and nuns in churches and religious enclaves. They are boldly hand written and illuminated on large sheets meant to be shared by several people.

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