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Penitent David in the wilderness, leaf from a Book of Hours, by Mariano del Buono

Image attached to MS 11-2001

An image of Illuminated Manuscript. Cutting. Leaf from a Book of Hours. Buono, Mariano del (Italian). Production Place: Italy, Florence. Parchment, 120 x 86 mm (60 x 40 mm), 12 long lines ruled in brown ink, circa 1480.
CONTENTS: Rubric Das sind di siben psalm, followed by the incipit of Psalm 6 in Latin, DOMINE, and the German translation, Herr straf mich nicht in deinem grimm noch (continuing on reverse) zuchtig mich in deinem zorn. Erparm dich uber mich wan ich krankch pin; hail mich wan mein gepai[n] sind der pidempt. Wnd mein seel ist serbetrubt; wie lang pistu herr. Wecher herre und erlos mein seel: mach mich selig durch dein parmu[n]g. Wan.
DECORATION: Historiated initial [D, 9 ll.] formed of acanthus in gold ink with pearls and stylised ornament on blue ground showing the Penitent David in the wilderness and surrounded by a full floral border with putti, pearls, gems, a vignette with Goliath’s severed head and medallions enclosing busts of God (top centre), Jeremiah (top right), Isaiah (bottom left) and another prophet (bottom right).
ORNAMENTATION:Gold one-line initials on alternate red and blue background for Psalm verses; opening word written in calligraphic capitals with penwork ornament in black ink on alternate lines.

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Illuminated Manuscript. Cutting. Leaf from a Book of Hours. Buono, Mariano del (Italian). Production Place: Italy, Florence. Parchment, 120 x 86 mm (60 x 40 mm), 12 long lines ruled in brown ink, circa 1480. CONTENTS: Rubric Das sind di siben psalm, followed by the incipit of Psalm 6 in Latin, DOMINE, and the German translation, Herr straf mich nicht in deinem grimm noch (continuing on reverse) zuchtig mich in deinem zorn. Erparm dich uber mich wan ich krankch pin; hail mich wan mein gepai[n] sind der pidempt. Wnd mein seel ist serbetrubt; wie lang pistu herr. Wecher herre und erlos mein seel: mach mich selig durch dein parmu[n]g. Wan. DECORATION: Historiated initial [D, 9 ll.] formed of acanthus in gold ink with pearls and stylised ornament on blue ground showing the Penitent David in the wilderness and surrounded by a full floral border with putti, pearls, gems, a vignette with Goliath’s severed head and medallions enclosing busts of God (top centre), Jeremiah (top right), Isaiah (bottom left) and another prophet (bottom right). ORNAMENTATION:Gold one-line initials on alternate red and blue background for Psalm verses; opening word written in calligraphic capitals with penwork ornament in black ink on alternate lines.

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  • Accession Number: MS 11-2001
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Andrew Morris
  • Image height: 1426 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
  • Filesize: 400.24kB

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