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Leaf from a Missal: MS McClean 201.11a

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Leaf from a Missal

Maker(s)

Master of the Hindman leaves (Artist)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, approx. 367 x 247 mm (230 x 165 mm), two columns, 26 lines, ruled in plummet.

CONTENTS: Offertory, Secret, Communion and Post-Communion of the Mass for the fest of St Saturninus (29 Nov.), followed by the Introit of the Mass for the feast of St Andrew (30 Nov.), the Collect, Maiestatem tuam, illustrated by the initial, and (on the reverse) the Epistle reading from St Paul to the Romans 10:10, the Gradual, and the Gospel reading from St Matthew 4:18

DECORATION: Historiated initial in graded pink and gold on blue and gold grounds, with acanthus extensions with gold leaves and balls: Collect for the Mass of St Andrew, [M, 7 ll.] St Andrew standing and holding cross.

ORNAMENTATION: alternate red and blue penwork initials [2 ll.] with purple or red pen-flourished infill and extensions’ alternate red and blue one-line penwork initials; capitals highlighted in yellow.

Notes

History note: Two red dots (9 mm diameter) from glue or a stamp and the numbers 66, 67, 68 and 69 penciled on reverse

Place(s) associated

  • Perugia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

Late 13th-early 14th century
Production date: circa AD 1300

People, subjects and objects depicted

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: MS McClean 201.11a
Primary reference Number: 178979
Project ID: 1498
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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