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Miniature from Jacques Le Lieur, Poème sur la Passion: MS 1-2006.2

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Titles

Miniature from Jacques Le Lieur, Poème sur la Passion

Maker(s)

Master of Girard Acarie (Illuminator)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment pasted on paper, 155 x 103 mm

DECORATION: Full-page miniature in grisaille: Entombment with Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus lowering Christ’s body into an open coffin, 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 1-2006.1 (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: Given (2006) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

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

Materials used in production

Pigments
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Page Height 155 mm Width 103 mm

Techniques used in production

Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 1-2006.2
Primary reference Number: 209058
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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