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Illuminated initial from an Antiphoner: Marlay cutting It. 81

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Illuminated initial from an Antiphoner

Maker(s)

Artist: Associate of Nicolò di Giacomo

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 110 x 108 mm, two musical staves ruled in red ink, two fragmentary lines of text.

CONTENTS: On reverse, part of the antiphon to the Magnificat for the third day of the third week of Advent, [Elevare, elevare consurge Jerusalem so]lve vincula [colli tui ca]ptiva filia [Sion] (Is. 52:2); the initial, which would have been on the recto of the original leaf, would have introduced the responsory to the first lesson for the third day of the week in the third week of Advent, Aegypte noli flere, quia dominator tuus veniet tibi.

DECORATION: Historiated initial in graded pink on gold ground: [A] The Redeemer appears to two prophets.

Notes

History note: Pencil note ‘No 10’ on reverse

Place(s) associated

  • Bologna

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Fourteenth century, third quarter
Production date: circa AD 1368 : Probably 1368

People, subjects and objects depicted

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. 81
Primary reference Number: 176555
Project ID: 1421
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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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