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Initial B with Ascension and Pentecost

Exhibitions Provenance Credit
  • Schatzkammer: Henry Walters' German Manuscripts. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006.
Provenance Made for Franciscan community, Cologne [Calendar and litany contain numerous Franciscan saints, including the Translation of St. Francis, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Clara, and the Birth of St. Francis]; Germany [rubric on fol. 257r in German]; Leon Gruel, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [no. 1128, Gruel bookplate inside upper board]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, before 1931 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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late 13th century (Medieval)
ink and pigments on cream-colored parchment, thin to medium thickness
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 4 5/16 x W: 3 1/16 in. (10.9 x 7.7 cm)
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