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Miniature with saints: Marlay cutting Sp. 4

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Titles

Miniature with saints

Maker(s)

Master of the Lübeck Bible and associates (Artist)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 232 x 122 mm, reverse side blank.

DECORATION: Full-page miniature of saints with the Spanish forms of their names inscribed in the upper and lower margins: Four female penitent saints within landscapes framed by branches that extend from the strewn-flower border: St Mary Magdalene inscribed S. MARIA MADALENA with ointment jar, St Mary of Egypt inscribed S. MARIA EGICIACA with three loaves, St Theodora of Alexandria inscribed S. THEODORA, St Thais of Egypt inscribed S. TAIS with fire in which she burnt her jewels behind her.

Notes

History note: Probably part of the collections of Abatte Luigi Celotti (c.1768 – c.1846) and/or Samuel Rogers (1763 – 1855); cuttings from unidentified English sale catalogue with lot numbers 39 – 42 pasted on old mounts; Thomas Miller Whitehead (his initials and comments on old mounts); Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831 – 1912); his bequest, 1912.

Place(s) associated

  • Bruges
  • Ghent ⪼ Flanders

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912)

Dating

Early 16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - Circa 1510 1510 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment Page: Height 232 mm Width 122 mm

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Sp. 4
Primary reference Number: 170680
Project ID: 141
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 April 2021 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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