Gradual, Dominican use
MS Typ 1004
Place of Origin
The text is written in a large gothic rotunda hand, in black with red rubrics, with music on a red 4-line staff.
390 – 400 mm
Height of Written Area
370 – 380 mm
Width of Written Area
260 – 270 mm
Number of Columns
Width of Columns
Number of Lines
Book Decoration and Musical Notation
The initial and border have been attributed to Pacino di Bonaguida: see Palladino.
The initial letter "D" is historiated, with St. Paul holding book and sword. There is a foliate part-border, in which is the figure of a Dominican nun praying.
The initial and border are drawn in tempera with gold leaf. These have been attributed to Pacino di Bonaguida: see Palladino.
There are 2 initial letters on the verso in red and blue with pen-work decoration.
De Ricci, 1706 (D.9)
P. Palladino, Treasures of a lost art: Italian manuscript painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Metropolitan Museum of Art 2003), no. 20
W. P. Stoneman in Of current interest (Houghton Library 2006), no. 22