The J. Paul Getty Museum

Cutting from an antiphonal

Object Details

Title:

Cutting from an antiphonal

Artist/Maker:

Frate Nebridio (Italian, died before 1503, active second half of the 15th century)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Cremona, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about 1460–1480

Medium:

Tempera and gold leaf on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 91 (2005.21)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 11.5 × 11.5 cm (4 1/2 × 4 1/2 in.)

See more

See less

Provenance
Provenance
mid-19th century

William Young Ottley, English, 1771 - 1836

- 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baron Northwick, British, 1770 - 1859 [sold, "Valuable Printed Books, Illuminated Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, and Historical Documents...", Sotheby's, London, November 16, 1925, lot 123.]

- 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
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 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
Untold Stories: Collecting and Transforming Medieval Manuscripts (February 26 to May 12, 2013) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 26 to May 12, 2013
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
Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts (January 22 to June 26, 2016) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 22 to June 26, 2016
Bibliography
Bibliography

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. 128-30, fig. 62b.

Freuler, Gaudenz. "Studi recenti sulla miniatura rinascimentale italiana: Appunti su una mostra americana (Parte III)." Arte Cristiana 825, no. 92 (November-December, 2004), p. 405.

Freuler, Gaudenz. Italian Miniatures from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Centuries. 2 vols. (Milan: Silvana Editoriale Spa, 2013), vol. 2, p. 714.

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. iv, x, 79, ill.

Alexander, Jonathan J.G. The Painted Book in Renaissance Italy, 1450-1600 (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2016), pp. 134, 331.