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Initial from an Antiphoner: Marlay cutting It. 80c

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Initial from an Antiphoner

Maker(s)

Artist: Nerio

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 110 x 124 mm, two four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and two lines of fragmentary text ruled in plummet.

CONTENTS: On reverse, responsory to the second lesson at Matins for the feast of St Stephen, [Videbant omnes Stephanum qui erant in con]cilio. Et in[tuebantur uultum eius tan]quam uultum an[geli stantis inter illos]; the initial S would have introduced the responsory to the first lesson at Matins for the feast of St Stephen, Stephanus autem plenus gratia.

DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink, grey and beige, [S] Martyrdom of St Stephen, with Saul observing.

Notes

History note: ‘No 10’ written in pencil on verso

Place(s) associated

  • Bologna

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Fourteenth century, first quarter
Circa 1300 CE - Circa 1325 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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 80c
Primary reference Number: 181234
Project ID: 1420
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 April 2021 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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