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Cutting from a gradual

Object Details

Title:

Cutting from a gradual

Artist/Maker:

Master of the Murano Gradual (Italian, active about 1430 - 1460)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Venice or Lombardy, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about 1450–1460

Medium:

Tempera and gold on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 73 (2003.87)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 15.7 × 12 cm (6 3/16 × 4 3/4 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
about late 18th to early 19th century

possibly William Young Ottley, English, 1771 - 1836

- 1983

Unknown [sold, "Catalogue of Single Leaves and Miniatures from Western Illuminated Manuscripts", Sotheby's, London, April 25, 1983, lot 123.]

by 1997
- 2003

Dr. Jörn Günther (Hamburg), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Dalla Bibbia di Corradino a Jacopo della Quercia: Sculture e Miniature italiane del Medioevo e del Rinascimento (May 15 to June 20,1997) (recto)
  • Galleria Nella Longari (Milan), May 15 to June 20, 1997
Masterpieces in Miniature: Italian Manuscripts from the Middle Ages and Renaissance (March 29 to June 12, 2005) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 29 to June 12, 2005
Masterpieces in Miniature: Italian Manuscript Illumination from the J. Paul Getty Museum (September 25, 2005 to January 2, 2006) (recto)
  • National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), September 25, 2005 to January 2, 2006
Music for the Masses: Illuminated Choir Books (August 14 to October 28, 2007) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 14 to October 28, 2007
Faces of Power and Piety: Portraiture in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (August 12 to October 26, 2008) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 12 to October 26, 2008
Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts (March 31 to June 21, 2015) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 31 to June 21, 2015
Bibliography
Bibliography

Sotheby's, London. Catalogue of Single Leaves and Miniatures from Western Illuminated Manuscripts. April, 25, 1983, pp. 183-84, lot 123, ill.

Todini, Filippo, ed. Una collezione di miniature italiane: dal Duecento al Cinquecento. 3 vols. (Milan: Studio Nella Longari, 1993), vol. 1, pp. 44-49, ill.

Bacchi, Andrea. Dalla Bibbia di Corradino a Jacopo della Quercia: Sculture e Miniature italiane del Medioevo e del Rinascimento, exh. cat. (Milan: Galleria Nella Longari, 1997), pp. 132-33, no. 52, ill, entry by Milvia Bollati.

Kren, Thomas, and Kurt Barstow. Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005), pp. xvi, 63, ill.

Boehm, Barbara Drake. Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300-1500 (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008), pp. 58-59, fig. 76.

Inglis, Erik. Faces of Power & Piety (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum; London: The British Library, 2008), p. 37, fig. 33, cover ill.

Christie's, London. Valuable Printed Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2013, p. 14.

Kren, Thomas, and Kurt Barstow. Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum. 2nd ed. (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2015), p. 73, ill.

Keene, Bryan, Azzarello, Stephanie, Uno Splendido Enigma: Il Maestro Del Graduale di Murano, Traduzione di InLingua, Venezia, 2015.