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Initial C with Bust of Isaiah
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Initial C with Bust of Isaiah


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Exhibitions
  • Schatzkammer: Henry Walters' German Manuscripts. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006.
Provenance Created for Augustinian or Premonstratensian use (?), likely Rheinland, late 12th or early 13th century. Leander van Ess, Darmstadt, after 1800. Purchased by Sir Thomas Phillipps [1792-1872], 1824 [1]; Phillipps' Sale, London, either 1911, no. 868, or 1913, no. 1021. Léon Gruel, Paris [2]; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] fol. 1r - rampant lion stamp and inscription: "Sir T.P./Middle Hill 441" [2] no. 924 on front pastedown
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 12th-early 13th century (Medieval)
Medium
ink, paint and gold on parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.25.164V
Measurements
H: 8 3/8 x W: 5 7/16 in. (21.3 x 13.8 cm)
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