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Leaf from Hours: Marlay cutting Fr. 14c

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Titles

Leaf from Hours

Maker(s)

Master of Martainville 183 (Artist)

Description

One of twelve leaves from Hours

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: parchment 170 x 110 mm (120 x 60 mm), 34 long lines ruled in faint red ink on reverse

SCRIPT: Gothic bookhand (textualis)

CONTENTS:
Hours of the Cross, continuing on reverse.

DECORATION:
Large miniature, framed by marble pillars, with the opening words of the liturgical office inscribed beneath on white trompe-l’oeil scrolls: (recto) Hours of the Cross, Crucifixion with the Virgin and St John. Small miniature (verso) Hours of the Cross, Christ before Pilate.

ORNAMENTATION
Gold and silver initials on red and maroon grounds; gold and silver line-fillers on red and maroon grounds; one-sided borders in the outer margins, predominantly in gold and silver on red and silver grounds incorporating wild men, floral sprays and acanthus on text pages; rubrics in blue; capitals highlighted in yellow

Notes

History note: Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831-1912); his bequest, 1912

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
1500 - 1520

Materials used in production

Pigments
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Text Height 120 mm Width 60 mm
Page Height 170 mm Width 110 mm

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Fr. 14c
Primary reference Number: 209499
Project ID: 1356
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 1 November 2016 Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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