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Initial G: The Virgin, Saint Elizabeth, and the Infants John the Baptist and Christ

Object Details

Title:

Initial G: The Virgin, Saint Elizabeth, and the Infants John the Baptist and Christ

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Swiss

Place:

Lake Constance, Switzerland (Place Created)

Date:

about 1300

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, and iron gall ink on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 8 (85.MS.77), recto

Dimensions:

Leaf: 10.2 × 8.9 cm (4 × 3 1/2 in.)

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Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Illuminated Choir Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance 1995 (April 25 to July 9, 1995)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 25 to July 9, 1995
Songs of Praise: Illuminated Choir Books (July 23 to October 13, 2002)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 23 to October 13, 2002
Music for the Masses: Illuminated Choir Books (August 14 to October 28, 2007)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 14 to October 28, 2007