Detail View: Medieval Document Collection: Expositio super Cantica canticorum, f. 1 r.

Identifier: 
ms20_illum_f1
Manuscript Identifier: 
MS 020
Title: 
Expositio super Cantica canticorum, f. 1 r.
Alternative Title: 
MS 20, fol. 1r
Author: 
Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 1091-1153
Origin Date: 
1400?-1450?
Origin Location: 
Italy
Description: 
A decorated page with an illuminated initial depicting St Bernard lecturing to monks. Ruled in lead; pricked along outer margin; rubricated
Provenance: 
Stamp of Minutoli-Tegrimi family of Lucca nearly effaced. Obtained for Gethsemani Abbey from Davis and Orioli of London in 1926. Abbot Edmund Obrecht's description tipped in on first pastedown
Extent: 
1 leaf
Subject: 
Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 91-1153
Subject: 
Bible. O.T. Song of Solomon--Sermons
Subject: 
Illuminations--1400-1500
Subject: 
Sermons
Language: 
lat
Dimensions: 
280 x 190 mm
Material: 
parchment
Decoration Description: 
Acanthus border in red, green, blue and beige, highlighted with gold; coat of arms; ten line initial depicting St. Bernard; blue-grey lion framed in the acanthus; red, green, blue, and beige initials
Is Part Of: 
Medieval Document Collection
Is Part Of: 
Manuscript 20, The Obrecht Collection of Gethsemani Abbey, Trappist Kentucky.
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2010
Type: 
Text
Format: 
image/jp2
Format-Extent: 
117,254,662 bytes
Rights: 
Copyright 2010 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, all rights reserved. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries, Digitization Center: lib-dc@wmich.edu