Case XX, "Due pueri paucos annos habentes"

"Illuminated round and shiny heads"1474

Musei di Arte Antica

Musei di Arte Antica
Ferrara, Italy

Decretum Gratiani, c. 221v, Two children are taken to the monastery, one of his own will and the other reluctantly, Figured initial D


  • Title: Case XX, "Due pueri paucos annos habentes"
  • Creator: "Illuminated round and shiny heads"
  • Date: 1474
  • Location: Schifanoia Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: Iniziale: 42 x 42 mm
  • Provenance: Ferrara Olivetan Monastery of San Girolamo outside the walls until 1797; Palazzo Paradiso, Municipal Library; at the Civic Museums since 1898
  • Type: Illuminated manuscript
  • Medium: Tempera colors, gold leaf and ink on parchment

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