Gradual or antiphonary
Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 1007
Harvard University, "HOLLIS+"
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Title: Gradual or antiphonary
Former Shelfmarks: MS Typ 1007
Place of Origin: Italy
Possibly from an antiphonary beginning the text "Astiterunt reges terrae" (sung at matins on Good Friday).
Dimensions (Page Height): at least 80 mm
Dimensions (Page Width): at least 90 mm
Dimensions: 8 x 9 cm
The historiated initial is drawn in tempera, black ink, and gold leaf. It has been attributed to Niccolò di Giacomo da Bologna (see Palladino).
De Ricci, 1705 (A.18)
P. Palladino, Treasures of a lost art (Metropolitan Museum of Art 2003), no. 11, with illustration