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The Last Judgement, by Simon Bening

Image attached to MS 294d

An image of Illuminated Manuscript. Miniature from the Hours of Albrecht of Brandenburg. Penitential Psalms, Last Judgement, border scene based in part on Dürer’s woodcut Massacre by the Four Angels (Apc ix). Simon Bening (Flemish, 1483-1561). Parchment, gold, six leaves with closely trimmed margins, framed illuminated area 175 x 125 mm, no text or ruling on reverse, 1522-1523. Production Place: Bruges, Flanders.

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Illuminated Manuscript. Miniature from the Hours of Albrecht of Brandenburg. Penitential Psalms, Last Judgement, border scene based in part on Dürer’s woodcut Massacre by the Four Angels (Apc ix). Simon Bening (Flemish, 1483-1561). Parchment, gold, six leaves with closely trimmed margins, framed illuminated area 175 x 125 mm, no text or ruling on reverse, 1522-1523. Production Place: Bruges, Flanders.

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  • Accession Number: MS 294d
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Andrew Morris
  • Image height: 1418 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 310.67kB

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