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Title: Readings from the "Communion of Saints": folio from an Italian Missal
Medium: Ink and color on vellum
Date Of Execution: 14th century
Dimensions: 12 x 8 1/4"; Mat: 20 x 16"
Provenance:

Otto F. Ege (1888-1951)

Phillip Duechnes Bookseller, New York, c. 1948

References And Exhibitions:

Recto: Reading from the Book of St. Mathew
Verso: Reading from the Book of Wisdom

Otto F. Ege Box      Folio 27

Ege describes these folios as: Epistolary (Epistolarium), Italy, Middle 15th century
Latin Text: Rotunda or Round Gothic Script, square rhetorical neumes

Sister folio are in the following rare book libraries:

Case Western Reserve University
Cincinnati Public Library
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland Public Library
Denison University
Kent State University
Kenyon College
Lima Public Library
Ohio State University
Rochester Institute of Technology
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Sashatchewan
University of South Carolina

Condition Notes:

Excellent red and blue rubrication. Fine Gothic book hand.

Price: (US) $850.00
Inventory Number: FA4470

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