Skip to main content

Miniature from a Missal: Marlay cutting G. 5

An image of Cutting

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Object information

Titles

Miniature from a Missal

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 285 x 203 mm, inscription added on reverse.

CONTENTS: Inscription on reverse: Anno domini Millesimo quadringentesimo nonagesimo in die Circumcisionis domini Venerabilis in Christo pater, dominus Christianus Lotritsch olym Secretarius et Cappellanus Reverendi in Christo patris et domini, domini Martini Episcopi Petinensis et Cappelanus Altaris Sancti Georgii in Krainberg obtulit hunc librum missarum secundum Rubriccium Aquilegiensem pro remedio anime sue et omnium parentum suorom. Ita ut perpetuis temporibus futuris post mortem suam fit memoria publica et oratio in pronuntiatione Registri mortuorum in dicta ecclesia parochiali Kr. et In honorem sanctorum Canty, Cantiani, Cantianille et Prothi martyrum patronorum supradicte ecclesie Kr.

DECORATION: Full-page framed miniature: Crucifixion with the Virgin, two holy women, St John, and horsemen set in a landscape with a distant view of a city, corner medallions with prophets holding scrolls inscribed ‘Mathias’ (for Micah), ‘Zacharias’, ‘Isaias der proph.’, and ‘iopp der propheta’ (Job), and four frame medallions containing Evangelists’ symbols with their names inscribed on scrolls.

Notes

History note: The miniature was part of a Missal of the Use of Aquileia presented by Christian Lotritsch in 1490 to the church in Krainberg in the former Austrian duchy of Carniola (now Kranj in Slovenia), which was in the archdiocese of Aquileia; Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831 – 1912); his bequest, 1912.

Place(s) associated

  • Vienna ⪼ Austria
  • Krainberg ⪼ Duchy of Carniola ⪼ Austria

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Before 1490
Production date: circa AD 1490

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Page Height 285 mm Width 203 mm

Techniques used in production

Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting G. 5
Primary reference Number: 170661
Project ID: 136
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Miniature from a Missal" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170661 Accessed: 2022-07-05 20:31:36

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170661 |title=Miniature from a Missal |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-07-05 20:31:36|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-170661

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/msspb/msspb3/Marlay_20Cutting_20G__205.jpg"
        alt="Miniature from a Missal"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Miniature from a Missal</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...