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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:

Northern, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

second quarter of 15th century

Medium:

Tempera and gold leaf on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 106 (2010.21)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 21 × 16.5 cm (8 1/4 × 6 1/2 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 21.]

by 1961

Dr. Jacob Hirsch, German, 1874 - 1955

by 1975

Estate of Louis V. Randall, Canadian, born German, 1873 - 1972, by descent through the Randall Family.

- 2010

Arcana Foundation, sold through Christie's (London) to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The Old Testament in Medieval Manuscript Illumination (June 1 to August 8, 2010) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), June 1 to August 8, 2010
Miracles and Martyrs: Saints in the Middle Ages (August 29, 2013 to March 2, 2014) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 29, 2013 to March 2, 2014
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

Meiss, Millard. "An Early Lombard Altarpiece." Arte Antica e Moderna 13, no. 16 (1961), p. 132n28.

Vikan, Gary, ed. Medieval and Renaissance Miniatures from the National Gallery of Art, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1975), p. 73n2, entry by Edith Kirsch.

Padovani, Serena. "Su Belbello da Pavia e sul 'Miniatore di San Michele a Murano." Paragone 29, no. 339 (May 1978), pp. 31-32, fig. 19a.

Hindman, Sandra. Medieval and Renaissance Miniature Painting (Akron: Bruce Ferrini Rare Books; London: Sam Fogg Rare Books & Manuscripts, 1988), p. 110, no. 14.

Padovani, Serena. "La decorazione pittorica della cappella del Castello di Vignola." In Il Tempo di Nicolò III (Modena: Panini, 1988), pp. 69-70, fig. 34.

Todini, Filippo, ed. Una collezione di miniature italiane: dal Duecento al Cinquecento. 3 vols. (Milan: Studio Nella Longari, 1993).

Lollini, Fabrizio. "Maestro di San Michele a Murano." In Dizionario biografico dei miniatori italiani: secoli IX-XVI. Milvia Bollati, ed. (Milan: Sylvestre Bonnard, 2004), p. 699.

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), pp. xviii, 72, back cover ill.

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