RIT CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
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This rare manuscript directly documents female spirituality in the Italian Renaissance. The exceptionally large Choir Book was written for a high-born member of Genoa's ruling class, Sister Dorothy Adorno, who belonged to a convent of nuns in Genoa. It is signed and dated by an otherwise unknown male scribe, Paul Lambert.
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT Libraries - Cary Graphic Arts Collection
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524 x 345 mm
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Italy - Genoa
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Title supplied by cataloger.
Antiphonal choir book