Skip to main content

Antiphoner

Image attached to MS 41

An image of

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

About this image

Image data

  • Illuminated Manuscript. Antiphoner. Carthusian use. Latin. Gothic bookhand (textualis). Parchment, i paper flyleaf + 153 fols. (foliated i – lxxii, lxxv – lxxxii, lxxxii (sic) – cliii in contemporary red ink) + i paper flyleaf, 484 – 490 x 342 – 350 (414 x 242) mm, 10 long lines of text with 10 four-line staves of music, ruled in plummet and crayon. BINDING: Late 16th or early 17th century, brown leather over wooden boards, sewn on 6 supports, blind-tooled open panel design, brass cornerpieces and metal shoes at bottom of upper and lower covers, 5 brass bosses on each cover, two straps with brass clasps on lower cover, two catchplates on upper cover, parchment tabs for main and some lesser text divisions; modern endbands, spine and strap repairs by the Cockerell Bindery, 1982. CONTENTS: fols. 1r – 153v Temporal (Advent to Easter Eve). DECORATION: Five historiated initials [4 – 6 ll.] formed of interwoven branches and stylized acanthus, and accompanied by partial strewn-flower borders, frequently compartmentalized, for major feasts: fol. 1v First Sunday in Advent, [A, 6 ll.] Daniel in the lions' den; fol. 31r Christmas Day, [I, 4 ll.] Adoration of the Child, Annunciation to the Shepherds in border; fol. 61r First Sunday after Octave of Epiphany, [D, 4 ll.] David penitent; fol. 84r Septuagesima, [I, 4 ll.] Creation of birds and animals; fol. 96r First Sunday in Lent, [E, 4 ll.] Temptation of Christ. ORNAMENTATION: Initials [2 ll.] in blue with red pen-flourishing, red with violet pen-flourishing or brown with brown pen-flourishing, occasionally with first word of text or devotional symbol on scrolls within letter for lesser text divisions; alternate red and blue one-line penwork initials. Production Place: Brabant, Flanders. 1510.
  • Copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Image height: 1365 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Filesize: 258.19kB

Colours in this image

rgb(213,206,191), rgb(25,21,16), rgb(122,79,57), rgb(147,121,69), rgb(128,124,110), rgb(163,143,117), rgb(51,157,171), rgb(167,163,149), rgb(69,104,143), rgb(164,146,142), rgb(234,234,236)

Citation for print

This page can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/image/media-3430782511 Accessed: 2024-07-24 04:13:03

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this page on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/image/media-3430782511 |title= |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-24 04:13:03|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/images/media-3430782511

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/portfolio/F25982D9_7CB9_CFFF_028E_8BBFC531887C/706/678/large_MS_41_61r_mas.jpg"
        alt="Antiphoner"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info"></figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...