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Manuscript Illuminations, XIIth-XVth Century from the Rosenwald Collection

October 9, 1960 – February 2, 1961
Ground Floor, Gallery G-19

German 12th Century, Saints Cyprian, Vitus, Stephan, and Cornelius, third quarter 12th century, miniature on vellum, Rosenwald Collection, 1964.8.23

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: These manuscript illuminations were placed on view to open the new graphic arts area adjacent to the new Widener rooms of decorative arts. Construction consisted of a print exhibition room containing 11 specially designed display cases, a print study room, offices for the curator and assistant curator of graphic arts, and a print storage room.