Choir psalter and Hymnal
Lewis E M 70:5-8
- Benedetto Bordon, workshop of - Artist
1450 - 1499
390 mm x 555 mm
- Initial C with God the Father
- These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1470-1480.
- This initial begins the hymn, "Conditor alme syderum ..." (Creator of the stars at night), typically sung at Vespers during Advent. Lewis E M 70:5-8 are from the same manuscript illuminated by Giuglielmo Giraldi, a Ferrarese illuminator whose activity can be documented from 1445-1490.
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