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Carrying of the Cross, leaf from a Book of Hours

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An image of Illuminated Manuscript. Cutting. Leaf from a Book of Hours. Chierico. Francesco di Antonio del (Italian). Production Place: Italy, Florence. Parchment, gold, 130 x 90 mm (70 x 47 mm), 13 long lines ruled in ink, circa 1470 to circa 1484.
CONTENTS: Beginning of the Hours of the Passion, continuing on reverse, expl. Venite exultemus. DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink or blue on gold ground, with acanthus extensions and full floral borders containing putti, birds, vases, gold crosses and scenes: Hours of the Passion, [D, 8 ll.], Carrying of the Cross, with two angels adoring the Cross, Crown of Thorns and Instruments of the passion in lower border. ORNAMENTATION: Blue penwork initial [V, 2 ll.] with red pen-flourished infill and extension for Psalm 94 (MS 257d verso); red or blue one-line penwork initials.

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Illuminated Manuscript. Cutting. Leaf from a Book of Hours. Chierico. Francesco di Antonio del (Italian). Production Place: Italy, Florence. Parchment, gold, 130 x 90 mm (70 x 47 mm), 13 long lines ruled in ink, circa 1470 to circa 1484. CONTENTS: Beginning of the Hours of the Passion, continuing on reverse, expl. Venite exultemus. DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink or blue on gold ground, with acanthus extensions and full floral borders containing putti, birds, vases, gold crosses and scenes: Hours of the Passion, [D, 8 ll.], Carrying of the Cross, with two angels adoring the Cross, Crown of Thorns and Instruments of the passion in lower border. ORNAMENTATION: Blue penwork initial [V, 2 ll.] with red pen-flourished infill and extension for Psalm 94 (MS 257d verso); red or blue one-line penwork initials.

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  • Accession Number: MS 257c
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Andrew Morris
  • Image height: 1445 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
  • Filesize: 342.46kB

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15th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC _WF_OPAC_pending acanthus angelic angels Arma Christi Arms of the Passion book of hours border Calvary Carrying of the Cross Christ Christianity crown of thorns cutting decorative initial Easter Fitz_MSPB Florentine School foliage foliate Francesco di Antonio del Chierico gold leaf historiated initial hours illuminated illumination inhabited initial initial Instruments of the Passion Italian Jesus Madonna manuscript manuscript leaf manuscript leaves margin marginalia miniature New Testament parchment Passion of Christ penwork Quattrocento religion religious Renaissance Road to Calvary script texts

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