McCarthy Catalogue vol. II (Spanish, English, Flemish, and Germanic Illuminations)

 

  • No. 3. Cistercian Antiphonary
    • The leaf with an intial 'O' (fig. 3.4) has surfaced (Private collection, Ohio); the text consists of the feasts of St. Cecilia and St Felicitas (22 November) and St Clement (23 November)
  • No. 7. Table of Affinity
    • The corresponding Tree of Consanguinity is in a London private collection
  • No. 8. Lectern Bible bifolia
    • For I Thessalonians read II Thessalonians
    • The Jonah bifolium was re-offered by Stephen Butler Rare Books, 2021 (PDF here)
  • No. 9. Bible, ex-General Theological Seminary, NYC
    • The leaf with the Nehemiah historiated initial is now at the Grace Museum, Abilene (TX) [added 13 Aug. 2022]
  • No. 11. Bible
    • The following leaves belong to Scott Schwartz, NYC:
      • Ruth
      • Nehemiah
      • II Ezra
      • Tobit
      • Psalm 1
      • Psalm 26
      • Psalm 97
      • Psalm 109
      • Ecclesiastes
      • Jeremiah
      • Daniel
      • Nahum
      • Habbakuk
      • Zephaniah
      • Galatian
      • I John
    • The Zechariah leaf will be/was offered at Christies, 15 December 2021, lot 5 (col. ill.).
  • No. 12. Justinian, Institutes
    • Another example of this rare iconography can be found on a leaf in the Schøyen Collection, MS 219
  • No. 16. Hungerford Hours
    • See the blogpost here.
  • No. 17. "Bohun" Bible
    • fol. 97 was sold from the collection of Roger Martin at Bloomsbury Auctions, 6 July 2021, part of lot 51
    • fol. 232 was sold from the collection of Roger Martin at Bloomsbury Auctions, 6 July 2021, part of lot 51, and reoffered at PBA Galleries, 18 Nov. 2021, lot 129 (online here)
    • fol. 396 was sold from the collection of Roger Martin at Bloomsbury Auctions, 6 July 2021, part of lot 51
  • No. 18. Knyvett Hours
    • The Calendar and panels from the 16th-century binding surfaced at Lark Mason Associates, New Braunfels, TX, 12 October 2021, lot 6091729 (a blogpost is in preparation).
    • The St Helena miniature has surfaced and is on the art market
    • To the Provenance should be added a flyleaf inscription of "Mary Kingston"
  • No. 29. Miniatures by Simon Bening
    • The Annunciation to the Shepherds miniature (fig. 29.1) was Sotheby's, Master Works on Paper from Five Centurie, 6 July 2022, lot 1 (col. ill.) [Archive.org] [Added 24 June 2022]
  • No. 35. Sacramentary
    • Fol. 36, with the 14th-18th Sundays after Trinity, is in a private collection and will be offered at Christie's in 2022.
    • Fol. 35 must therefore have the 9th-13th Sundays after Trinity.
    • Fol. 40 was sold as part of the Roger Martin collection at Bloomsbury Auctions, 6 July 2021, lot 13.
    • Fols. 41 and 46 are a bifolium, with feasts for 22-29 August and 23-29 November, in a private collection.
  • No. 39. Antiphonary initial A
    • Formerly in the collection of T.O. Wiegel, 1898.
  • No. 46. Psalter with Last Judgement initial
    • For Psalm 51 read Psalm 109.
  • No. 53. Dominican Antiphonary
    • Fig. 53.2: Delete caption; this cutting is in a private collection in Switzerland.
  • No. 55. Franciscan Antiphonary
    • There is a photo of the Agatha and Lucy leaf in the Stora Archive (see blogpost here).
    • Endnote 22 should form part of endnote 21.
    • The St Bartholomew leaf was sold at Christie's, 14 December 2020 (an online-only sale), lot 1 [Archive.org copy] [Added 3 June 2022]
    • The St Katharine leaf followed the St Bartolomew leaf in the parent volume; they were fols. 278 and 247 respectively, according to the 1945 catalogue (which, however, seems to occasionally give incorrect fol. nos). That Katharinf followed Batholomew is confirmed by the Barnard catalogue [Added 3 June 2022]
  • No. 56. Augustinian Antiphonary
    • Endnote 23: add Graupe, Auktion 151, Drey Liquidation sale, 17-18 June 1936, lot 86 (ill.).
  • No. 58. Dominican Nuns' Antiphonary
    • The St Andrew iniital is SLAM 64:1952 
    • For further discussion of the date and scribe, see the blogpost here.

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