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Leaf from a Gradual: Marlay cutting Fl. 4

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Titles

Leaf from a Gradual

Maker(s)

Weert, Francis (Scribe)
Associates of the Master of Cardinal Wolsey (Artists)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, leaf from a gradual with heavily trimmed margins: text block 305 x 215 mm, 9 lines of text ruled in faint brown ink and 9 four-line music staves ruled in red.

Original foliation xxiii on recto, 390 x 295 mm

CONTENTS: recto: End of the Mass for the Vigil of Saints Peter and Paul, …firmamentum. Gloria; verso Introit for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Nunc scio vere.

DECORATION: Small framed miniature [3 ll.] with two-sided strewn-flower borders: Saints Peter and Paul enthroned.

ORNAMENTATION: One-line initials formed of acanthus and branches against coloured and framed backgrounds introducing texts marked by the miniatures; alternate red and blue one-line initials with voided ornament; black ink one-line calligraphic capitals highlighted in red and incorporating grotesque profiles; capitals highlighted in red.

Notes

History note: Marcus Cruyt, Abbot of St Bernard’s at Hemiskem near Antwerp (1518 – 1536); Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831 – 1912); his bequest, 1912.

Place(s) associated

  • Antwerp

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

16th century
Production date: circa AD 1524

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Text Height 305 mm Width 215 mm
Page Height 390 mm Width 295 mm

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Fl. 4
Primary reference Number: 170656
Project ID: 128
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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