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  • M5887 Illuminated Initial “E”, Leaf from an Antiphonal, Italy c. 1450

This is a genuine leaf from an Antiphonal, a liturgical book containing music for the Divine Office.  It was written by hand in the 15th century.  Latin text and Gregorian notation in dark brown ink.  Rubrics and four-line staves in red.  brilliantly illuminated foliate initial “E” in tempera and gold leaf on a ground of blue.  Initial “E” opens Matthew 25:21, “Euge serve bone…” (Well done thou good and faithful servant….)  Parable of the talents.  Size: 21 ½ x 15 ¼ inches.
  • M5887 Illuminated Initial “E”, Leaf from an Antiphonal, Italy c. 1450

This is a genuine leaf from an Antiphonal, a liturgical book containing music for the Divine Office.  It was written by hand in the 15th century.  Latin text and Gregorian notation in dark brown ink.  Rubrics and four-line staves in red.  brilliantly illuminated foliate initial “E” in tempera and gold leaf on a ground of blue.  Initial “E” opens Matthew 25:21, “Euge serve bone…” (Well done thou good and faithful servant….)  Parable of the talents.  Size: 21 ½ x 15 ¼ inches.
  • M5887 Illuminated Initial “E”, Leaf from an Antiphonal, Italy c. 1450

This is a genuine leaf from an Antiphonal, a liturgical book containing music for the Divine Office.  It was written by hand in the 15th century.  Latin text and Gregorian notation in dark brown ink.  Rubrics and four-line staves in red.  brilliantly illuminated foliate initial “E” in tempera and gold leaf on a ground of blue.  Initial “E” opens Matthew 25:21, “Euge serve bone…” (Well done thou good and faithful servant….)  Parable of the talents.  Size: 21 ½ x 15 ¼ inches.

M5887 Brilliant Illuminated Initial "E" from an Antiphonal, Italy, c. 1450

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M5887 Illuminated Initial “E”, Leaf from an Antiphonal, Italy c. 1450

This is a genuine leaf from an Antiphonal, a liturgical book containing music for the Divine Office.  It was written by hand in the 15th century.  Latin text and Gregorian notation in dark brown ink.  Rubrics and four-line staves in red.  brilliantly illuminated foliate initial “E” in tempera and gold leaf on a ground of blue.  Initial “E” opens Matthew 25:21, “Euge serve bone…” (Well done thou good and faithful servant….)  Parable of the talents.  Size: 21 ½ x 15 ¼ inches.

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