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Leaf from Decretum
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Leaf from Decretum

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Provenance Cistercian Abbey of Saint Marie de Citeaux, early 13th century [inscription "liber cistercij" appears on fols. 1r, 165r and 308r and mentioned in the 1410 inventory of the Citeaux Library by Jean de Cirey]; Count MacCarthy-Reagh, Toulouse [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; MacCarthy Sale, Evans, 27 May 1825, lot 865; Sir Thomas Phillipps [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ms. 1036]; Chester Beatty Western [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ms. 46]; Chester Beatty Sale, Sotheby's, London, Dec. 3, 1968, lot. 11, pl. 16; Dorothy Miner, Dec. 3, 1968, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1968, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1968

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ca. 1180 (Medieval)
ink, paint and gold on parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
14 1/8 x 9 5/16 in. (35.8 x 23.7 cm)
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
  • Spain (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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