Gradual or antiphonary


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 983

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+" (Not Printed)

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General Information

Title: Gradual or antiphonary

Shelfmarks: MS Typ 983

Material: Parchment

Place of Origin: Italy

Original Condition

More about the Condition:

The versos show music on a large 4-line red staff with text in a gothic rotunda hand and initials with pen-work decoration.

Current Condition

Dimensions: 12 x 12 cm or smaller

Book Decoration

Persons: Nos. 1 and 2 are by one artist, no. 3 by another.


Drawn in tempera and colored inks, with gold leaf.


  •  De Ricci, 1050.

  •  A. Melograni in Storia dell'Arte 76 (1992): 117-141, specif. 121, illustrating nos. 1 and 2.