Artist French
Title
  • Leaf: Abelard with Scroll
Date 14th century
Medium tempera on parchment, backed on (?)
Dimensions Sheet: 6 3/8 × 4 1/8 inches (16.2 × 10.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. John S. Newberry
Accession Number 25.29
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on scroll: Domino meo imo patri conjugi meo imo fratri ancilla sua imo filia ipsius auxor imo soror Abaelardo, Heloise
Georges Spetz, Alsace, France;
his sale, "Highly Interesting and Valuable....," American Art Association, 16 January 1925;
Brummer Gallery (dealer), New York;
purchased for the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA) by Mrs. John S. Newberry, Grosse Pointe Farms
DeRicci, S. and Wilson, W.J. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada, 1937, vol. 2, p. 1133.

Bulletin of the DIA 6, no. 7 (1925): pp. 76-77.

Kurz, O. Fakes. New Haven, 1948, p. 89, pl. 16 (as fake).