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Miniature from a Book of Hours: Marlay cutting Sp. 1b

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Miniature from a Book of Hours


PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 140 x 100 mm, blank on reverse.

DECORATION: Full-page miniature in arched frames and full borders with angels, flowers, acanthus and spray work with gold balls and ivy leaves: Adoration of the Child.

Place(s) associated

  • Valencia ⪼ Spain

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 15th century
Circa 1490 CE - Circa 1499 CE

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Components of the work

Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Sp. 1b
Primary reference Number: 178554
Project ID: 1424
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 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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