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Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Title: Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Published in: Italy, 1480
   
Size: 25.6 x 16.9 inches.
65.0 x 43.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: In very good condition. Lines written in rounded gothic script, written in black ink, on a four-line-stave, with headings and rubrics in red.
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A very fine antiphonary leaf, written in Latin, probably Rome. RECTO: A wonderful initial A, decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
VERSO: The staves are in red and the notes in black. A wonderful initial "A" decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
On extremely heavy vellum (most likely ox) Wide margins. A few letters are burned into the vellum, due to oxidation of ink.
The antiphonal - as it is also called - has a large format because it was used by a whole choir and all the singers could have a look at it!




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