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Historiated Initial from a Gradual

Object Details

Title:

Historiated Initial from a Gradual

Artist/Maker:
Culture:

Spanish

Place:

Seville, Spain (Place Created)

Date:

about 1430–1440

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 15 (85.MS.211)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 36 × 31.5 cm (14 3/16 × 12 3/8 in.)

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Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The Decorated Letter (July 21 to October 6, 1987) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 21 to October 6, 1987
The Decorated Letter (January 14 to March 29, 1992) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), January 14 to March 29, 1992
Illuminated Choir Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance 1995 (April 25 to July 9, 1995) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 25 to July 9, 1995
The Art of Giving in the Middle Ages (November 21, 2000 to February 4, 2001) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), November 21, 2000 to February 4, 2001
A Treasury of Fifteenth Century Manuscript Illumination (March 26 to June 16, 2002) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 26 to June 16, 2002
Songs of Praise: Illuminated Choir Books (July 23 to October 13, 2002) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 23 to October 13, 2002
Fit for a King: Courtly Manuscripts, 1380-1450 (June 29 to August 29, 2004) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), June 29 to September 5, 2004
Music for the Masses: Illuminated Choir Books (August 14 to October 28, 2007) (verso)
  • 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) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 26 to May 12, 2013
Give and Ye Shall Receive: Gift Giving in the Middle Ages (December 12, 2014 to March 15, 2015) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 12, 2014 to March 15, 2015
Bibliography
Bibliography

Iñiguez, Diego Angulo. "La miniatura en Sevilla, el Maestro de los Cipreses." Archivo español de arte y arqueología 11, no. 6 (1928), pp. 65-96.

"Acquisitions/1985." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 14 (1986), p. 207, no. 105, ill.

Anderson, Barbara C. "A Fifteenth-Century Illumination and the Work of Pedro de Toledo."The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 21 (1993), pp. 11-17, 19, 24, 26, fig. 1.

Bosch, Lynette. "Master of the Cypresses."In The Dictionary of Art. Jane Turner, ed. Vol. 20 (New York: Grove, 1996), p. 653.

Hidalgo, Rosario Marchena. "La Obra de Nicolás Gómez, Pintor y Miniturist del Siglo XV." Laboratorio de Arte 10 (1997), pp. 373-389.

Morgan, Nigel, Stella Panayotova, and Suzanne Reynolds, eds. Illuminated Manuscripts in Cambridge: A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges. Pt. 2, Italy & the Iberian Peninsula (London: Harvey Miller, 2011), vol. 2, p. 301.