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Miniature from the Missal of Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini: Marlay cutting Z. 1

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Current Location: In storage

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Miniature from the Missal of Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, pasted on cardboard, 245 x 155 mm.

DECORATION: Framed miniature of the Crucifixion including the Virgin accompanied by three women, St Mary Magdalene at the foot of the Cross, which carries label Y.N.R.I., St John with two companions, angels collecting Christ’s blood in golden chalices, and the patron, Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini, kneeling in prayer.

Notes

History note: Abate Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); his sale, Christie’s, London, 26 May 1825, part of lots 41-50 (Marlay cutting Z 1 was part of lot 50); William Young Ottley (1771-1836); his sale, Sotheby’s, London, 11 May 1838, part of lots 204-206; purchased by Samuel Rogers (1763-1855); his sale, Christie’s, London, 28 April 1856, lot 1006

Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 15th century
Production date: circa AD 1492

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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 Z. 1
Primary reference Number: 176694
Project ID: 1426
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 April 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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