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Mary Magdalene in the Wilderness, Miniature from a Laudario, by Pacino di Bonaguida

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An image of Illuminated Manuscript. Cutting. Folio 4 verso. Miniature from a Laudario, part of a Lauda for St. Peter. Bonaguida, Pacino di, and associates. Parchment, gold, 195 mm x 220 mm, miniature 180 mm x 205 mm, circa 1330-1340. Gothic Bookhand (textualis). Production Place: Florence, Italy. 
DECORATION: Large framed miniature on blue background: St Mary Magdalene in the wilderness around Aix is being carried by angels to St Maximin who administers her last communion. ORNAMENTATION: Alternate blue and red penwork initials [1-2 ll.] with red or violet pen-flourished infill and extensions for the beginning of stanzas on reverse. The reverse, which was the recto in the original manuscript, preserves the folio number LXXXXIIII and part of a lauda for St Peter. The lauda would have marked the feast of Saints Peter and Paul (29 June) and must have been introduced by the miniature of their martyrdoms.

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Illuminated Manuscript. Cutting. Folio 4 verso. Miniature from a Laudario, part of a Lauda for St. Peter. Bonaguida, Pacino di, and associates. Parchment, gold, 195 mm x 220 mm, miniature 180 mm x 205 mm, circa 1330-1340. Gothic Bookhand (textualis). Production Place: Florence, Italy. DECORATION: Large framed miniature on blue background: St Mary Magdalene in the wilderness around Aix is being carried by angels to St Maximin who administers her last communion. ORNAMENTATION: Alternate blue and red penwork initials [1-2 ll.] with red or violet pen-flourished infill and extensions for the beginning of stanzas on reverse. The reverse, which was the recto in the original manuscript, preserves the folio number LXXXXIIII and part of a lauda for St Peter. The lauda would have marked the feast of Saints Peter and Paul (29 June) and must have been introduced by the miniature of their martyrdoms.

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  • Accession Number: MS McClean 201.4
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Andrew Morris
  • Image height: 902 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 201.57kB

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14th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC _WF_OPAC_pending angelic angels apocryphal architectural architecture aureole cahli Catholic ceremonies ceremony chalice chapels Christianity communion cutting Eucharist eucharistic female Fitz_MSPB floating gloriole halo Host illuminated illumination Italian lauda laudario long long hair Magdalen manuscript Mary Magdalene Mass Medieval miniature nimbus parchment penitent recto religion religious Renaissance repentance repentant repenting saints St Maximin transubstantiation wilderness winged wings

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