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Leaf from a Doge’s Commission: Marlay cutting It. 48

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Leaf from a Doge’s Commission

Maker(s)

Artist: Master To. Ve.

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 230 x 265 mm, pasted on a paper mount, verso not visible.

DECORATION: Full-page miniature of the Virgin and Child enthroned beneath a canopy and surrounded by putti, with St Jerome holding an open book and a kneeling figure with pilgrim’s staff and badge, the whole set within a full border with river gods and nymphs painted in chiaroscuro gold on brown ground.

Place(s) associated

  • Venice

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th Century, third quarter#
Production date: circa AD 1560

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

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 48
Primary reference Number: 176609
Project ID: 1393
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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