Call Number: Capp. Sist. 10, fols. 2 verso- 3 recto
Publication Date: ca. 1520 (?)
RR, Plate 149: This manuscript is one of the most beautiful and elaborately illuminated chant manuscripts of the Capella Sistina collection. It was written for the great patron of the arts, Pope Leo X. The opening displayed here is sumptuously decorated in gold, indigo, ruby, and other vibrant colors, with the initial O encircling Christ and his apostles. The lower border shows the Medici coat of arms with the lion heads symbolically representing the pope, Leo X.