Illuminated Manuscript Fragment: Pontifical of Pierre de la Jugie


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Artifact Identification Illuminated Manuscript Fragment: Pontifical of Pierre de la Jugie   (1930.10.0001)
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Artist/Maker Multiple artists were commissioned to create the Pontifical of Pierre de la Jugie. The painter of this fragment was from Catalonia.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 1350
Culture French

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 6.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.5 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight <1 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials pigment--ink, metallic, Paper--Parchment
Manufacturing Processes Painting--Illumination
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Folio fragment, 6.5 cm x 2.0 cm. Illuminated capital ā€œDā€ with 2 standing figures and 2 kneeling figures. Back side contains Latin text.


Fragment from the Pontifical of Pierre de la Jugie, depicting the Benediction of a New House.

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1. A Guide to the Greek Coin Reproductions from the British Museum that are in the World Heritage Museum Collection_ NOTE: The "Guide" was compiled from information taken from: Hill, G.F. _A Guide to the Principal Coins of the Greeks from Circ. 700 B.C. to A.D. 270, Based on the Work of Barclay V. Head_. University Press, Oxford,j 1965. Head, Barclay V. _A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients from B.C. 700 to A.D. 1_. Oxford University Press, London, 1895. 2. Clemet, Richard W. & Friedman, John B. Research Notes: Resources for Scholars: Medievil Manuscripts in Two Illinois Libraries (70-76). The Library Quarterly. 1987.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
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Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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