Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bibles with an image for each BookCambridge, Sidney Sussex College, MS 96 (probably Canterbury, c1260-1270)
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Historiated InitialsLovers embracing (not further identified)
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Canterbury (attributed)
DATE
circa 1260 - circa 1270
LOCATION
Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College → 96, fol. 205v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Cambridge Collections - Photo: Warburg Institute
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Nigel Morgan, Early Gothic Manuscripts (II), 1250-1285 (A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles, 4, 2), London 1988, pp. 169-170, no. 168
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Master and Fellows of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Contact
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