Initial A: A Jew Holding a Spade

Bute Mastertext and illumination about 1285

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States


  • Title: Initial A: A Jew Holding a Spade
  • Creator: Bute Master
  • Date Created: text and illumination about 1285
  • Location Created: Northeastern (illuminated), France; Paris (written), France
  • Physical Dimensions: Leaf: 17 × 11.9 cm (6 11/16 × 4 11/16 in.)
  • Type: Folio
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Tempera colors, gold, and iron gall ink on parchment
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 92.MK.92.172
  • Culture: French
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. 46, fol. 172
  • Creator Display Name: Bute Master (Franco-Flemish, active about 1260 - 1290)
  • Classification: Manuscripts (Documents)

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