ADVENT ILLUMINATED MUSIC

Advent Calendar Day 10

 
Nativity Illuminated Music

Illuminated page of music for the Christmas Vespers

This illuminated page of music, created for the Christmas Vespers and part of a bound Medieval manuscript volume, was made by an anonymous French artist around 1290. It features a Nativity scene within the large, historiated capital R.


Illuminated page of music for the Christmas Vespers
Anonymous French artist, c.1290

Red and black ink, with shell gold, on vellum
WA.OA1924

Not currently on display

Nativity Illuminated Music

 

 

Nativity Illuminated Music