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Cutting from an antiphonal

Object Details

Title:

Cutting from an antiphonal

Artist/Maker:

Attributed to Stefano da Verona (Italian (Lombard), 1374 - after 1438)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Lombardy, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about 1430–1435

Medium:

Tempera and gold on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 95 (2005.28)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 11.9 × 12.5 cm (4 11/16 × 4 15/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1838

William Young Ottley, English, 1771 - 1836 [sold, "Catalogue of the Very Beautiful Collection of Highly Finished and Illumined Miniature Paintings, the Property of the Late William Young Ottley, Esq.", Sotheby's, London, May 11, 1838, lot 45, to Lord Northwick.]

1838 - 1925

John Rushout, second baron Northwick, British, 1770 - 1859 [sold, "Valuable Printed Books, Illuminated Manuscripts, Autograph Letters and Historical Documents...", Sotheby's, London, November 16, 1925, lot 155, to Ernest W. Saunders.]

1925 -

probably Ernest W. Saunders, German, 1880 - 1980

- 1969

Robert Lehman, American, 1891 - 1969 (New York), by inheritance to his son, Robin Lehman.

1969 - 2004

Robin Lehman, American, , sold to Jörn Günther Antiquariat, 2004.

2004 - 2005

Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (January 27 to March 13, 1949) (recto)
  • The Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore), January 27 to March 13, 1949
Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (June 7 to August 31, 2003) (recto)
  • California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco), June 7 to August 31, 2003
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
Rare Finds: Ten Years of Collecting Manuscripts (February 12 to April 20, 2008) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 12 to April 20, 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

Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, exh. cat. (Baltimore: Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery, 1949), p. 65, no. 178, pl. LXVIII.

Harrsen, Meta, and George K. Boyce. Italian Manuscripts in the Pierpont Morgan Library - Descriptive Survey of the Principal Illuminated Manuscripts of the Sixth to Sixteenth Centuries, with a Selection of Important Letters and Documents (New York: Morgan Library, 1953), p. 29, no. 53.

Arte lombarda dai Visconti agli Sforza: Palazzo Reale, Milano, Aprile-Guigno 1958 (Milano: Silvana Editoriale d'Arte, 1958), p. 75, no. 235.

de Ricci, Seymour, and William J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. 2 vols. (New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1937; repr., New York: Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1961) vol. 2, p. 1715, c. 27 and 26.

The International Style. The Arts in Europe around 1400, exh. cat. (Baltimore: Walters Art Gallery, 1962), p. 77.

Mariani Canova, Giordana, "Il recupero di un complesso librario dimenticato: I corali di San Giorgio Maggiore in venezia." Arte Veneta, vol. 27 (1973), p. 46.

Stefani, Letizia, "Per una storia della miniatura lombarda da Giovannino de' Grassi alla Scuola Cremonese della seconda metà del Quattrocento: appunti bibliografici." In La miniatura italiana tra gotico e Rinascimento: Atti del II Congresso di storia della miniatura italiana (Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1985), p. 847, n. II.

Lucchi, Piero, ed. Corali Miniati del Quattrocento nella Biblioteca Malatestiana (Milan: Fabbri 1989), pp. 97-98, n. 6, entry by Fabrizio Lollini.

Faranda, Franco, and Loris Baroni. Tesori nascosti: monumenti di storia e di arte nelle antiche chiese di Romagna (Milano: Fabbri, 1991), p. 277, entry by Fabrizio Lollini.

Palladino, Pia, "Ancora sui corali di San Giorgio Maggiore con qualche appunto su Belbello e Stefano da Verona." Arte Veneta, vol. 57 (2000), pp. 11, 16, 18, ill.

Palladino, Pia. Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003), pp. 104-107, n. 52a, fig. p. 105.

Freuler, Gaudenz. "Studi recenti sulla miniatura rinascimentale italiana: Appunti su una mostra americana (Parte III)." Arte Cristiana 825, no. 92 (November-December, 2004), p. 404.

Gnaccolini, Laura, Paola, "Second Master of Antiphonal M of San Giorgio Maggiore." In Dizionario Biografico dei miniatori Italiani. Secoli IX XVI. Milvia Bollati, eds. (Milano: Sylvestre Bonnard), p. 551.

Barstow, Kurt, and Thomas Kren. Masterpieces in Miniature: Italian Manuscript Illumination from the J. Paul Getty Museum (Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2005), unpaginated, no. 22, ill.

Lollini, Fabrizio, "Sui corali bessarionei di Cesena: qualche appunto e l'aggiunta del Bessarione 8." In Il dono di Malatesta Novello. Loretta Righetti and Daniela Savoia, eds. (Cesena: Il Ponte, 2006), p. 545, n. 14.

The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collections. 7th ed. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), p. 72, ill.

Morrison, Elizabeth. Beasts: Factual & Fantastic (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum; London: The British Library, 2007), pp. 92-93, fig. 74.

Castiglioni, Gino. "Tre salteri, un officio e qualche riflessione sulla miniatura veronese in età tardogotica." In Rivista di storia della miniatura. Maria Grazia Ciardi Dupré dal Poggetto, ed., vol. 11 (Florence: Centro Di, 2007), pp. 216, ill., 219.

Castiglioni, Gino. "Primo Quattrocento, il Tardogotico." In La Parola Illuminata: Per una storia della miniatura a Verona e a Vincenza tra Medioevo e Età Romantica. Gino Castiglioni, ed. (Verona: Edizione della Fondazione Cariverona, 2011), pp. 103-4, 112-13, 136, fig. IV.18.

Kren, Thomas, and Kurt Barstow. Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum. 2nd ed. (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2015), pp. ix, x, 45, ill.