Leaf from a Gradual: Historiated Initial R: The Resurrection (recto) and Initial D (verso)

Ink, tempera, and gold on parchment | 55 x 40cm | mid-1300s

Unknown Artist

This leaf was taken from a gradual, a large volume containing songs for the mass. This single leaf shows the introductory passage for Easter Sunday. The initial R is filled with the representation of the resurrection of Christ. The depiction of Sa...
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