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  • M5972 Magnificently illuminated initial "Q" from a Gradual, Italy, c. 1440

This is a genuine leaf from a Gradual, a liturgical book of texts and music of chants sung by the choir in response to the celebrant of the Mass.  It was written by hand in the 15th c.  Beautiful initial "Q" in several colors of tempera and bordered in gold leaf.  The text is taken from John 12:26, "Qui mihi..." (...if any man serve me, let him follow me....)  Size: 22 1/2 x 16 inches.
  • M5972 Magnificently illuminated initial "Q" from a Gradual, Italy, c. 1440

This is a genuine leaf from a Gradual, a liturgical book of texts and music of chants sung by the choir in response to the celebrant of the Mass.  It was written by hand in the 15th c.  Beautiful initial "Q" in several colors of tempera and bordered in gold leaf.  The text is taken from John 12:26, "Qui mihi..." (...if any man serve me, let him follow me....)  Size: 22 1/2 x 16 inches.
  • M5972 Magnificently illuminated initial "Q" from a Gradual, Italy, c. 1440

This is a genuine leaf from a Gradual, a liturgical book of texts and music of chants sung by the choir in response to the celebrant of the Mass.  It was written by hand in the 15th c.  Beautiful initial "Q" in several colors of tempera and bordered in gold leaf.  The text is taken from John 12:26, "Qui mihi..." (...if any man serve me, let him follow me....)  Size: 22 1/2 x 16 inches.

M5972 Magnificently illuminated initial "Q" from a Gradual, Italy c. 1440

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M5972 Magnificently illuminated initial "Q" from a Gradual, Italy, c. 1440

This is a genuine leaf from a Gradual, a liturgical book of texts and music of chants sung by the choir in response to the celebrant of the Mass.  It was written by hand in the 15th c.  Beautiful initial "Q" in several colors of tempera and bordered in gold leaf.  The text is taken from John 12:26, "Qui mihi..." (...if any man serve me, let him follow me....) Some acid damage associated with the ink of the notation.  The illuminated initial is nearly perfect.   Size: 22 1/2 x 16 inches.  

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