Gradual or antiphonary


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

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 and Musical Notation

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.