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Miniature from Jacques Le Lieur, Poème sur la Passion: MS 355-1984

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Current Location: In storage


Miniature from Jacques Le Lieur, Poème sur la Passion


Illuminator: Master of Girard Acarie




PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment pasted on paper, 153 x 100 mm

DECORATION: Full-page miniature in grisaille: Flagellation set within an architectural frame with trees and foliage forming an arch over the scene.


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 from Maggs in 1984.

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Bought from Maggs

Place(s) associated

  • Rouen ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984) by Maggs Bros.


16th Century, second quarter#
Production date: circa AD 1530


  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of parchment
Page Height 153 mm Width 100 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 355-1984
Primary reference Number: 209061
Project ID: 1255
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Created: Thursday 7 July 2016 Updated: Tuesday 4 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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