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Creator Name: Workshop of the Convent of St. Agnes
Creator Qualifier: possibly by
Creator Nationality: European; Netherlandish
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1751 - 1829
Creator Name-CRT: Workshop of the Convent of St. Agnes
Title: Leaf from a Book of Hours: Angel with a Banderole
Title Type: Primary
Title: Angel with a Banderole: Leaf from a Book of Hours
Title Type: Former
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1470
Creation End Date: 1480
Creation Date: c. 1475
Object Type: Books
Classification Term: Manuscript
Materials and Techniques: ink, tempera and gold on vellum
Dimensions: Each leaf: 17.7cm x 12.5cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1999.133
Credit Line: The Jeanne Miles Blackburn Collection
Provenance: [Bruce Ferrini, Akron]
Workshop of the Convent of St. Agnes(?) (Northern Netherlands, Delft)
Leaf from a Book of Hours:
Angel with a Banderole (Prayer to the Holy Trinity), about 1475
Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum
The Collection of Jeanne Miles Blackburn CMA 1999.133
[Cat. no. 55]
This leaf illustrates the highpoint of the penmanship for which Delft manuscripts were famous. The red and blue penwork flourishes filling the margins of the page belong to what Dutch scholars call the "block group," in which the borders comprise a number of formal geometric compartments, each tightly filled with contrasting penwork. This form of decoration appears to be unique to books of hours and breviaries produced in Delft. An additional feature of this group of manu-scripts is the use of borders containing figures with banderoles. These generally relate to the subjects of the texts or main miniatures.
Related to the Masters of the Zwolle Bible (Northern Netherlands, Zwolle[?])
AMICA ID: CMA_.1999.133
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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