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Miniature: MS 304

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Current Location: In storage




Artist: Marmion, Simon: follower or assistant of ..




PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 140 x 100 mm, framed miniature 118 x 78 mm, reverse blank.

CONTENTS: Miniature in liquid gold frame (modern addition): Pentecost showing the Virgin surrounded by the twelve apostles.


History note: Collection of M. Guillon of Roermond; purchased in Antwerp by Alfred A. de Pass in 1893 and presented to the Museum in 1920.

Place(s) associated

  • Valenciennes ⪼ Hainaut

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920) by de Pass, Alfred A.


15th Century#
Circa 1480 CE - Circa 1490 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Cambridge Illuminated

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Components of the work

Support composed of parchment
Miniature Height 118 mm Width 78 mm
Parchment Height 140 mm Width 100 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 304
Primary reference Number: 169776
Project ID: 3480
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 4 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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