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Leaf from an Antiphonal: MS 357*

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Leaf from an Antiphonal

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 540 x 340 (365 x 209) mm, 9 lines of text ruled in faint brown ink and 9 lines of music on four-line stave ruled in red.

CONTENTS: Antiphon for the Annunciation, Orietur sicut sol salvator.

DECORATION: Historiated initial [O, 2 ll.] enclosing the Annunciate Virgin, one-sided gold bar and acanthus border with God the Father, the dove of the Holy Spirit, and Gabriel with scroll sketched in plummet; alternate blue and red pen-flourished one-line initials.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Fifteenth century, third quarter
Circa 1450 CE - Circa 1475 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Text Height 365 mm Width 209 mm
Page Height 540 mm Width 340 mm

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 357*
Primary reference Number: 169778
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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