Bifolium Excised from an Antiphonary: Initial D[ominus Iesus] with the Calling of Peter and Andrew

Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum | 56 x 41cm | c. 1425-1450

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The event portrayed within this historiated initial comes from the Gospel of Saint Mark (1:16-18). It recounts the story of Jesus walking on the shore of the Sea of Galilee when he saw Simon [Peter] and his brother Andrew casting nets from their boat...
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