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Cutting from a gradual
Master of the Murano Gradual (Italian, active about 1430 - 1460)
Northern, Italy (Place Created)
second quarter of 15th century
Tempera and gold leaf on parchment
Ms. 106 (2010.21)
Leaf: 21 × 16.5 cm (8 1/4 × 6 1/2 in.)
probably Camaldonese Monestery of San Mattia
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 21.]
Dr. Jacob Hirsch, German, 1874 - 1955
Estate of Louis V. Randall, Canadian, born German, 1873 - 1972, by descent through the Randall Family.
Arcana Foundation, sold through Christie's (London) to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010.
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