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Leaf from a Gradual

Accession Number
1986/2.88

Title
Leaf from a Gradual

Artist(s)
Italian

Object Creation Date
circa 1440

Medium & Support
ink and tempera on parchment

Dimensions
18 x 13 1/8 in. (45.7 x 33.3 cm);28 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. (71.6 x 56.36 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Ann and Leonard Eaton in appreciation for the excellent teaching of Ilene Forsyth and Marvin Eisenberg

Label copy
In medieval choir books, lines of musical notation alternate with lines of text. The large size of such books enabled them to be read by all members of a choir at once. The folio number (33) in the upper right corner of this leaf is a modern addition.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Text-based Art
decorated initial
leaf
music

3 Related Resources

Before 1492
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
The Divine Comedy
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
PAST - Musical Notation
(Part of: FFW Lower Level Study Cases     )

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