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Opening of main text, with miniature of St. John the Evangelist on Patmos. Coat of arms of the husband in the initial, azure three mullets, or; on a chief of the second, two wolf heads sable, langued gules.

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Opening of main text, with miniature of St. John the Evangelist on Patmos. Coat of arms of the husband in the initial, azure three mullets, or; on a chief of the second, two wolf heads sable, langued gules.

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Opening of main text, with miniature of St. John the Evangelist on Patmos. Coat of arms of the husband in the initial, azure three mullets, or; on a chief of the second, two wolf heads sable, langued gules.
Collection

Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1485 - 1499
Place: Tournai, Flanders
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 043
Topics
Grotesques
John, the Apostle, Saint
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Patmos Island (Greece)
Notes
Ownership: Two coats of arms. Gift to Spencer in 1941 from Mary Stillman Harkness (Mrs. Edward S. Harkness).
Content: 16 long lines per page, ruled in red ink. Prickmarks and catchwords visible.
Content: 2- and 3-line blue and red initials on gold fields. 4-line blue initials on multi-colored fields. 1-line blue initials with red penwork, gold initials on red/blue fields. Linefillers, "rubrics" in blue. Yellow daubs as placemarkers.
Content: 40 miniatures. 14 historiated initials. Some borders include grotesques.
Content: Apostle's Creed, in French, in modern hand, f. 143v.
Content: De Ricci, Supplement, 332. Library dossier.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0bf9fb60-c61f-012f-b361-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1485: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text, with miniature of St. John the Evangelist on Patmos. Coat of arms of the husband in the initial, azure three mullets, or; on a chief of the second, two wolf heads sable, langued gules." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1485 - 1499. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text, with miniature of St. John the Evangelist on Patmos. Coat of arms of the husband in the initial, azure three mullets, or; on a chief of the second, two wolf heads sable, langued gules." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1485 - 1499). Opening of main text, with miniature of St. John the Evangelist on Patmos. Coat of arms of the husband in the initial, azure three mullets, or; on a chief of the second, two wolf heads sable, langued gules. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text, with miniature of St. John the Evangelist on Patmos. Coat of arms of the husband in the initial, azure three mullets, or; on a chief of the second, two wolf heads sable, langued gules.