Rothschild Canticles

f. 2r

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Date: 

ca. 1300

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Measurements: 

ca. 118 x 84 mm

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Notes: 

Its original state included 50 full-page miniatures of which 46 survive. Additionally there are 160 smaller miniatures and 41 historiated initials. 23 tinted drawings of Hermit Saints were later added.

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Subject: 

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Subject 2: 

Rothschild canticles

Subject 3: 

Illumination of books and manuscripts, German--Germany--Rhineland

Subject 4: 

Illumination of books and manuscripts, Gothic--Flanders

Subject 5: 

Illumination of books and manuscripts, Flemish

Subject 6: 

Mysticism and art--Flanders

Image Source: 

Hamburger, Jeffrey F., 1957-, The Rothschild canticles : art and mysticism in Flanders and the Rhineland circa 1300 / Jeffrey F. Hamburger, xii, 336 p., [126] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm, Yale publications in the history of art, New Haven : Yale University Press, c1990.

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