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Historiated initial from a Choir Psalter and Hymnal: Marlay cutting It. 60

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Historiated initial from a Choir Psalter and Hymnal

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 165 x 134 mm, pasted on cardboard.

DECORATION: Historiated initial on solid gold ground with blue and white motifs: [M] St Francis of Assisi with stigmata, holding a book and cross.

Place(s) associated

  • Perugia ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Fifteenth century, last quarter
Circa 1475 CE - Circa 1480 CE

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Project

  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Penwork
Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 60
Primary reference Number: 176552
Project ID: 1405
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 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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