Bohemia, Prague, early 15th Century / Cutting from an Antiphonary:  Initial G[loria tibi Trinitas]: The Trinity / c. 1410Bohemia, Prague, early 15th Century
Cutting from an Antiphonary: Initial G[loria tibi Trinitas]: The Trinity
c. 1410

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Creator Nationality: European; Central European; Bohemian
Creator Name-CRT: Bohemia, Prague, early 15th Century
Title: Cutting from an Antiphonary: Initial G[loria tibi Trinitas]: The Trinity
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: 1405
Creation End Date: 1415
Creation Date: c. 1410
Creation Place: Prague
Object Type: Books
Classification Term: Manuscript
Materials and Techniques: ink, tempera, and gold on vellum
Dimensions: Sheet: 13cm x 11cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1949.537
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Provenance: Vladimir G. Simkhovitch
Context: The text introduced by this initial is the antiphon that follows the reading of the nine psalms in the office of prime: Gloria tibi Trinitas... (Glory be to the Trinity). By the later Middle Ages, artists were representing the Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Ghost) in the form shown here.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1949.537
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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