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Leaf from a Doge’s Commission: Marlay cutting It. 53

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Titles

Leaf from a Doge’s Commission

Maker(s)

Artist: Huntington Master

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 203 x 141 mm

DECORATION: Full-page oval miniature of the commission’s recipient kneeling in prayer before a vision of the Crucifixion against a background of mountains and clouds, housed in a full border of gold architectural ornament with the Lion of St Mark in the upper bar and a cartouche holding the arms of the Stropardi family in the lower bar.

Notes

History note: Commission produced for a member of the Stopardi family, Venice

Place(s) associated

  • Venice

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th Century, Late#
Circa 1575 CE - Circa 1599 CE

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 53
Primary reference Number: 176613
Project ID: 1398
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 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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