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Leaf from a Missal: MS McClean 201.11b

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Leaf from a Missal

Maker(s)

Artist: Master of the Hindman leaves

Entities

Categories

Description

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

CONTENTS: Blessing of the candles at the Mass for the Purification of the Virgin (2 Feb.) and (on the reverse) the Introit for the Mass and the Collect illustrated by the initial, Omnipotens sempiterne deus maiestatem tuam.

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 for the Purification of the Virgin, [O, 6 ll.] Presentation to the Temple.

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

13th Century, Late-14th Century, Early
Production date: circa AD 1300

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: MS McClean 201.11b
Primary reference Number: 178980
Project ID: 1498
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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