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Decorated initial "B" (Beatus vir)

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Provenance Made for use in the Diocese of Constance after 1224; Used by the church of St. Mary of Strasbourg, 14th century; Owned by Dominicans in the 15th century(?); Martin Bassonier, 15th century, [mode of acquisition unknown; signature on back pastedown]; Bénigne-Charles Févret de Saint Mémin (1770-1852), France, [mode of acquisition unknown, bookplate on front pastedown]; Léon Gruel collection, Paris, late 19th or early 20th century, [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, before 1931, [acquired from Gruel, mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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2nd half 13th century
ink and pigments on medium- to heavy-weight parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
Folio H: 7 5/8 x W: 5 3/8 in. (19.4 x 13.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
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