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Historiated initial from a Choir Psalter: MS McClean 201.13r

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Current Location: In storage

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Historiated initial from a Choir Psalter

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 94 x 108 mm, three lines of fragmentary text ruled in brown ink on reverse.

CONTENTS: Part of Ps 68:5, [confortati su]nt qui perse[cuti sunt me ini]mici mei [iniuste quae non] rapui [tunc exsolvebam]

DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink with white floral ornament and acanthus extensions on gold ground: Psalm 68, [S, 3 ll.] David in water praying to God who is blessing him from above.

Place(s) associated

  • Cremona ⪼ Lombardy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Fifteenth century, second half
Circa 1470 CE - Circa 1480 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

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.13r
Primary reference Number: 181436
Project ID: 1502
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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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