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Leaf from a Book of Hours: Marlay cutting G. 7b

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Titles

Leaf from a Book of Hours

Maker(s)

Painter of Add. MS. 15677 (Artist)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 138 x 96 mm, leaf from a Book of Hours: miniature 95 x 63 mm, reverse sides blank.

DECORATION: Full-page miniature in thin arched frame with full strewn-flower borders on brushed gold or pink grounds: St Hubert with crosier and open book, stag with Crucifix between antlers, Franciscan friar kneeling in prayer, and angel flying down from heaven with a stole or a cord.

Place(s) associated

  • Bruges
  • Ghent ⪼ Flanders

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 16th Century
Production date: circa AD 1500

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Page Height 138 mm Width 96 mm
Miniature Height 95 mm Width 63 mm

Techniques used in production

Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting G. 7b
Primary reference Number: 170669
Project ID: 138
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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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