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Rosary Psalter: MS 257a

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Rosary Psalter

Maker(s)

Artist: Bening, Simon

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, leaf with closely trimmed margins, 100 x 80 mm, framed illuminated area 87 x 58 mm, text block on reverse 75 x 48 mm, 16 long lines, ruled in red ink

CONTENTS: Prayer O Virgen tan ensalçada que te viste virgin y madre.

DECORATION: full-page framed miniature: Presentation in the temple.

ORNAMENTATION: Gold ink initials [2 ll.] on blue or red grounds at the beginning of prayers; one-line gold ink initials on blue or red grounds; four-sides strewn-flower borders on brushed gold grounds surrounding text on reverse of miniatures.

Notes

History note: Henry Yates Thompson (1838 – 1928); his gift, 1895.

Place(s) associated

  • Bruges

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1895) by Thompson, Henry Yates

Dating

16th Century
Production date: circa AD 1525

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment
Page Height 100 mm Width 80 mm
Text Height 75 mm Width 48 mm
Illumination Height 87 mm Width 58 mm

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 257a
Primary reference Number: 169757
Project ID: 106
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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