The J. Paul Getty Museum

Gradual

Object Details

Title:

Gradual

Artist/Maker:

Jacobellus of Salerno (Italian, active about 1270)
Jacobellus of Salerno (Italian, active about 1270)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about 1270

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig VI 1 (83.MH.84)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 46.4 × 32.1 cm (18 1/4 × 12 5/8 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
by 1958

Hans P. Kraus, Sr., American, born Austria, 1907 - 1988
Source: sold, Catalogue 88: Fifty Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, H. P. Kraus, New York, 1958, no. 31, to Dr. & Mrs. Peter Ludwig

1958 - 1983

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

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The Cult of Saints in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (October 26, 1993 to January 9, 1994) (fols. 37v - 38)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 26, 1993 to January 9, 1994
Illuminated Choir Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance 1995 (April 25 to July 9, 1995) (fols. 37v - 38)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 25 to July 9, 1995
Out-of-Bounds: Marginal Imagery in Illuminated Manuscripts (April 7 to July 5, 1998) (fols. 37v - 38)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 7 to July 5, 1998
Ritual Splendor: Illuminated Liturgical Manuscripts (February 20 to May 6, 2001) (fols. 37v - 38)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 20 to May 6, 2001
Songs of Praise: Illuminated Choir Books (July 23 to October 13, 2002) (fols. 48v - 49)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 23 to October 13, 2002
Masterpieces in Miniature: Italian Manuscripts from the Middle Ages and Renaissance (March 29 to June 12, 2005) (fols. 37v - 38)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 29 to June 12, 2005
The Cult of Saints (April 25 to July 16, 2006) (fols. 37v - 38)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 25 to July 16, 2006
Music for the Masses: Illuminated Choir Books (August 14 to October 28, 2007) (fols. 48v - 49)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 14 to October 28, 2007
Out of Bounds: Images in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts (September 1 to November 8, 2009) (fol. 37v - 38)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), September 1 to November 8, 2009
Gothic Grandeur: Manuscript Illumination 1200-1350 (December 13, 2011 to May 13, 2012) (fols. 37v - 38; fols. 48v - 49)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 13, 2011 to May 13, 2012
Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy (October 31, 2014 to January 25, 2015) (fol. 38)
  • Frist Center for the Visual Arts (Nashville), October 31, 2014 to January 25, 2015
Illuminating Women in the Medieval World (June 20 to September 17, 2017) (fols. 48v - 49)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), June 20 to September 17, 2017
Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts (December 18, 2018 to April 7, 2019) (fols. 159v-160)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 18, 2018 to April 7, 2019
Bibliography
Bibliography

Kraus, Hans P. Catalogue 88: Fifty Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts (New York, 1958), no. 31.

Kraus, Hans P., ed. Monumenta Codicum Manu Scriptorum, exh. cat. (New York: H.P. Kraus, 1974), no. 19.

Euw, Anton von, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 1 (1979), pp. 262-65.

Nordenfalk, Carl. Bokmålningar från medeltid och renässans i Nationalmusei sammlingar (Stockholm: Rabén and Sjögren, 1979), no. 18, pp. 78-80.

Nordenfalk, Carl. Review of Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig, by Anton von Euw and Joachim M. Plotzek. Kunstchronik 33, no. 2 (February 1980), p. 65.

Beer, Ellen J. "Die Buchkunst des Graduale von St. Katharinenthal." In Kommentar zur Faksimile-Ausgabe des Graduale von Sankt Katharinenthal : Eigentum der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft und des Kantons Thurgau. Vol. 2, Das Graduale von Sankt Katharinenthal.Alfred A. Schmid, ed. (Lucerne: Faksimile-Verlag, 1983), p. 114.

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

Mitchell, Ellin. Works of Art (New York, 1985), pp. 3-4.

Alexander, Jonathan J. G. Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992), p. 30.

Voelkle, William M., and Roger S. Wieck, et al. The Bernard H. Breslauer Collection of Manuscript Illuminations, exh. cat. (New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1992), p. 51.

Salierno, Vito. "Manoscritti Italiani Miniati nel J. Paul Getty Museum." L'Esopo 59 (1993), p. 54.

Derolez, Albert. "Observations on the Aesthetics of the Gothic Manuscripts." Sciptorium 50 (1996), pp. 3-21.

Cannon, Joanna. "Dominic alter Christus? Representations of the founder in and after the Arcadi San Domenico." In Christ among the Medieval Dominicans ... K. Emery, and J.Wawrykow, eds. (Notre Dame, 1998), pp. 26-48, esp. pp. 36-38 (figs. 28-29).

Baroffio, Giacomo, ed. Iter Liturgicum Italicum (Padua: CLEUP Editrice, 1999), p. 109.

Nishimura, Margot McIlwain. Images in the Margins (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum; London: The British Library, 2009), pp. 66, 67, fig. 68, ill.

Improta, Andrea. "Jacobello Muriolo da Salerno Miniatore." Rivista di Storia della Miniatura 13 (2009), pp. 41-45, 48, 49, figs. 1, 6, pl. III.

Harkins, Dan. Early Music Exploration: Sumer Canon Rhythm and Tonality (unpublished essay), November 24, 2013, San Pedro, CA.

Kennedy, Trinita, ed. Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy, exh. cat. (Nashville: Frist Center for the Visual Arts with Philip Wilson Publishers, 2014), pp. 15, 106-7, fig. 17, illl, entry by Holly Flora.