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Cutting from the Missals of Pope Clement VII: Marlay cutting It. 33c

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Current Location: In storage


Cutting from the Missals of Pope Clement VII


Artist: Giallo, Jacopo del




PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, traces of earlier paper mounts on verso, collage formed of three pieces, a central bar and two corner pieces, now pasted together to form a single bar, 70 x 254 mm

DECORATION: Three segments, the central panel with gold foliage on a black ground with a central roundel with arms of Clement VII, the two corner pieces with inscriptions on gold tablets, CLEMENS VII PONTIF. OPT. MAX. JULIUS DE MEDICIS FLORENTINUS LEONIS X. FRATER PATRUELIS on the left and on the right ELECTUS SUM. PONTIF. ANNO DOMINI MDXXIII.


History note: Pope Clement VII (r. 1523-1534); Abate Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); his sale, Christie’s, London, 26 May 1825, lot 63 (Marlay cutting It. 35) and part of lot 74 (Marlay cuttings It. 33 and It. 34); Thomas Miller Whitehead

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th Century, first half#
Circa 1523 CE - Circa 1534 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper parchment

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 33c
Primary reference Number: 181237
Project ID: 1381
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 April 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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