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Cutting from a Gradual: Marlay cutting Fl. 7b

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Titles

Cutting from a Gradual

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 135 x 145 mm, fragmentary words and four-line staves ruled in black ink (one of the lines ruled in red as well) on reverse.

CONTENTS: The initial S probably opened the Introit for Candlemas.

DECORATION: Historiated initial formed of acanthus, fish-scale motifs, and masks on framed, recessed blue-green grounds: [S, 2 ll.] Presentation in the Temple.

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg ⪼ Southern Germany ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First quarter of 16th century
Circa 1510 CE - Circa 1520 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Page Height 135 mm Width 145 mm

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Fl. 7b
Primary reference Number: 170685
Project ID: 130
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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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