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Miniature from Jacques Le Lieur, Poème sur la Passion: MS 1-2006.1

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Titles

Miniature from Jacques Le Lieur, Poème sur la Passion

Maker(s)

Lieur, Jacques le (Author)
Master of Girard Acarie (Illuminator)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 150 x 100 mm, 18 long lines ruled in red ink with 15 lines of text in iron gall ink on reverse

CONTENTS: Jacques Le Lieur, Poème sur la Passion

DECORATION: Full-page miniature in grisaille: Agony in the Garden with a kneeling Christ gazing up at an angel in the Garden of Gethsemane, set within an architectural frame with trees and foliage forming an arch over the scene.

Notes

History note: Sold as one of a set of related miniatures at Phillips, London, 20 October 1983, lot 467; purchased by Maggs who offered four miniatures in 1984 (Bulletin 12, nos. 96-99) and eight (including one of the previous four) in 1985 (Catalogue 1059, nos. 64-71); purchased with MS 1-2006.2 (Bruce Ferrini, 1995, Catalogue 3, no. 50) from Les Enluminures (2001, Catalogue 10, nos. 12-13) in 2006.

Legal notes

Bought from Les Enluminures

Place(s) associated

  • Rouen ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2006) by Les Enluminures

Dating

Second quarter of 16th century
Production date: circa AD 1530

Materials used in production

Pigments
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Parchment Height 150 mm Width 100 mm

Techniques used in production

Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 1-2006.1
Primary reference Number: 209057
Project ID: 1269
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 7 July 2016 Updated: Monday 4 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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