Miniatures and initial letters


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 994

General Information

Title Miniatures and initial letters
Shelfmarks MS Typ 994
Material vellum
Place of Origin Italy
General Remarks

The cuttings are pasted to paper backings and the versos are not visible.

Current Condition

Dimensions 4 x 4 cm or smaller

Book Decoration and Musical Notation

Persons: Nos. 1-3 have been attributed to Matteo da Milano, an artist active 1492-1523.

Drawn in tempera and gold paint.


  •  De Ricci, 1050

  •  J. J. G. Alexander, The painted page (1995), no. 128 (a comparable ms. of 1520)