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Leaf from a Sacramentary

Object Details

Title:

Leaf from a Sacramentary

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

German or Swiss

Place:

Southwestern Germany, Germany; Switzerland (Place Created)

Date:

third quarter of 12th century

Medium:

Tempera colors and ink on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig V 3 (83.MF.78)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 29.2 × 19.7 cm (11 1/2 × 7 3/4 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
before 1965 - 1977

Richartz Collection [sold, Kornfeld und Klipstein, Bern, June 8, 1977, lot 169.]
Source: Köllner, H. Miniaturen des 11. Bis 18 Jahrhunderts aus einer Amsterdamer Sammlung (Marburger: Marburger Universitäts-Museum, 1965-66), p. 2, no. 3.

- 1983

Dr. Peter Ludwig, German, 1925 - 1996 and Irene Ludwig, German, 1927 - 2010, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Early Medieval and Romanesque Manuscripts (October 17 to December 30, 1984) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 17 to December 30, 1984
Early Medieval and Romanesque Manuscripts (January 19 to April 3, 1988) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), January 19 to April 3, 1988
The Art of the Written Word: Medieval and Renaissance Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts (January 16 to April 1, 1990) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), January 16 to April 1, 1990
Early Medieval and Romanesque Manuscripts (July 19 to October 10, 1993) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 19 to October 10, 1993
Out-of-Bounds: Marginal Imagery in Illuminated Manuscripts (April 7 to July 5, 1998) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 7 to July 5, 1998
Seeking Illumination: Monastic Manuscripts, 800 - 1200 (March 23 to June 13, 2004) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 23 to June 13, 2004
German and Central European Manuscript Illumination (February 24 to May 24, 2009) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 24 to May 24, 2009
Bibliography
Bibliography

Köllner, H. Miniaturen des 11. Bis 18 Jahrhunderts aus einer Amsterdamer Sammlung (Marburger: Marburger Universitäts-Museum, 1965-66), p. 2, no. 3.

Euw, Anton von, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 1 (1979), pp. 231-33.

"Manuscript Acquisitions: The Ludwig Collection." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 12, 1984, p. 288.

Jakobi-Mirwald, Christine, ed. Handschriften des 6. bis.13.Jahrhunderts. Part 1, Die Illuminierten Handschriften der Hessischen Landesbibliothek Fulda (Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann, 1993), pp. 47, 50, 177, fig. 22 (fol. 20v).

Günther, Jörn. Mittelalterliche Handschriften und Miniaturen (Hamburg: Jörn Günther Antiquariat, 1995), pp. 191-92.

Günther, Jörn. A Selection of Manuscripts and Miniatures (Hamburg and London: Jörn Günther Antiquariat, 2003), no. 30.

Kren, Thomas. Illuminated Manuscripts of Germany and Central Europe in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009), pp. 31-33, 64.

Nishimura, Margot McIlwain. Images in the Margins (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum; London: The British Library, 2009), pp. 6, 7, fig. 3.