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Initial D with the Visitation


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Description In the margins are depicted hybrid angel-musicians, a bear-trainer and musicians, apes trapping a bird, apes at school, a nude man at the far left, and an ape kneeling before a doctor with a urinal.
Exhibitions
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
  • Manuscript Sleuthing: Discoveries of a Curator. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
  • Medieval Mastery, Book Illumination from Charlemagne to Charles the Bold (Meesterlijke Middeleeuwen). Stedelijik Museum Vander Kelen-Mertens, Leuven. 2002.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, after 1894, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1894

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Period
ca. 1300-1325
Medium
parchment with ink, paint and gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.104.28R
Measurements
H: 6 7/8 x W: 5 1/16 in. (17.5 x 12.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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