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[Illumination of the Crucifixion from a Missal : use of Troyes]

Collection MS-1986-044: [Illumination of the Crucifixion from a Missal : use of Troyes]


  • Creation: 1460

General Note

Illuminated miniature on vellum within floriated border in gold and colors depicting the Crucifixion of Christ. Leaf from a Missal (Use of Troyes) possibly the companion leaf to the Maiestas Domini (Christ in Majesty) leaf in the Kestner Museum in Hannover, see Härtel.


Language of Materials

Graphic materials; no linguistic content.

Restrictions on access

Open for research; digital version also available.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.


1 Volumes (1 picture : illumination on vellum ; sheet 276 x 194 mm)

General Note

Manuscript leaf.

Existence of Digital Copies

Available digitally. A link is included in the inventory.

Bibliographic References

Härtel, Helmar. Handschriften des Kestner-Museums zu Hannover: page 114

General Note

Attributed to an artist from the workshop of the Master of the Troyes Missal by stylistic and compositional similarities to Missale Trecense, Latin 865 page 418, Bibliotèque nationale de France and Missale Trecense, Ms 117, page 143 verso, Médiathèque de Troyes Champagne Métropole.

[Illumination of the Crucifixion from a Missal : use of Troyes]
Marc Only
Amy F. Brown
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
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Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States