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Author: John Frederick Lewis; Catholic Church.; Free Library of Philadelphia. Rare Book Department.; Free Library of Philadelphia.
Publisher: [Paris, France], [mid-15th century]
Edition/Format:   Image : Original artwork : Picture : Latin
Database:WorldCat
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Leaf from a book of hours: a miniature of the Adoration of the Magi, with the wise men worshiping and presenting gifts to the infant Jesus held in his mother's lap; with floral border. Text has illuminated initial.
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Genre/Form: Cuttings
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Decorated initials
Art
Prayers and devotions
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint
Material Type: Original artwork, Picture, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Frederick Lewis; Catholic Church.; Free Library of Philadelphia. Rare Book Department.; Free Library of Philadelphia.
OCLC Number: 76814089
Language Note: Latin.
Notes: Ms. leaf.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Layout: Written in 1 column of 14 lines, ruled in ink; textblock: 88 x 56 mm.
Script: Written in gothic bookhand.
Decoration: 1 miniature with full foliate border, 1 3-line decorated initial, 1 2-line illuminated initial, several 1-line initials in alternating blue ink and gold leaf, illuminated line endings.
Materials: Parchment with ink, paint, and gold.
Shelfmark: Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, MS Lewis E M 8:24.
From the same manuscript as E M 8:23 and E M 9:13. Leaf is mounted on a mat. "French 15th century" and "A V.12 #36" written on reverse. Entry from sale catalogue also pasted to mat, in which it is no. 178, and priced £7 7s.
Description: 1 detached leaf (from a book of hr.) : parchment, illustrations ; 165 x 114 mm
Contents: Begins Sext of the Hours of the Virgin; text continues on reverse "[rubr.] Hymnus."
Other Titles: Book of hours (Ms. Free Library of Philadelphia. Lewis E M 8:24)

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Leaf from a book of hours: a miniature of the Adoration of the Magi, with the wise men worshiping and presenting gifts to the infant Jesus held in his mother's lap; with floral border. Text has illuminated initial.

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