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Crucifixion miniature: Marlay cutting It. 28

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Titles

Crucifixion miniature

Maker(s)

Todeschino, Giovanni (Artist)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 248 x 178 mm, reverse blank.

DECORATION: Full-page Crucifixion miniature against a landscape background painted in liquid gold on a dark blue ground, with foliate border with pearls and gems including depictions of the Lamb of God Cameo, the Resurrection, the Descent into Hell and the Ascension.

Place(s) associated

  • Naples

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 15th century
Circa 1495 CE - Circa 1500 1500 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 28
Primary reference Number: 176548
Project ID: 1378
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 March 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Cutting (manuscript)" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/176548 Accessed: 2022-01-21 18:19:45

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