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Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Active Place: Paris
Creator Name-CRT: France, Paris, 13th Century
Title: Single Leaf from a Latin Bible: Jonah
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1285
Creation End Date: 1295
Creation Date: c. 1290
Object Type: Books
Classification Term: Manuscript
Materials and Techniques: ink, tempera, and gold on parchment
Dimensions: Sheet: 26.7cm x 40.3cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1959.271
Credit Line: The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund
This leaf and the bifolium (double leaf), 1959.272, displayed nearby both derive from the same codex. The spiky ivy leaf tendrils which decorate the margins of these leaves is a particular Parisian convention just emerging at this time. The motif would dominate book illumination in Paris through the early fifteenth century. An additional Parisian hallmark is the alternating blue and red letters of the chapter headings.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1959.271
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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