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Jonah in the mouth of the whale


Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Exhibitions
  • The Illuminated Initial. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1991-1992.
  • Living by the Book: Monks, Nuns, and Their Manuscripts. 2013.
Provenance Benedictine abbey of Melk or Seitenstetten [patron saints of Melk - Peter and Paul, and Cholomannus (fol. 212r), liturgy for use in Melk diocese] [made for the abbey]; [textual additions and corrections in 13th-15th century hands]; [rear pastedown is 15th-century breviary folio]; Seitenstetten Stiftsbibliothek, 1913 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Ms. 127, described in 1913 Swarzenski publication]; Jacques Rosenthal [bookplate on inside of upper binding] [cat. 90, 1928 no. 167]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 12th-early 13th century (Medieval)
Medium
ink and pigments on cream-colored parchment of medium thickness
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.33.9R
Measurements
H: 10 7/16 x W: 6 11/16 in. (26.5 x 17 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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