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Leaf from an Antiphoner with forged Crucifixion miniature: Marlay cutting Z. 16

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Current Location: In storage

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Leaf from an Antiphoner with forged Crucifixion miniature

Maker(s)

Artist: Spanish Forger

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 390 x 280 mm (303 x 210 mm), framed miniature 306 x 210 mm, eight lines of text ruled in faint brown ink and eight four-line musical staves ruled in red ink on reverse (original recto)

SCRIPT: Gothic bookhand (textualis)

CONTENTS: Antiphons for Terce, Sext, None, Vespers and Compline for Sexagesima Sunday, beginning Qui verbum dei retinet, on the reverse (original recto)

DECORATION
Full-page framed miniature on burnished gold ground, with floral and foliate extensions: Crucifixion with Longinus piercing Christ’s side and the Virgin, her female companions, St John, soldiers and bystanders gathered at the base of the cross.

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

19th-20th century
1890 - 1920

Materials used in production

Pigments
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment
Text
Miniature
Parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Z. 16
Primary reference Number: 209502
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Created: Tuesday 1 November 2016 Updated: Tuesday 20 April 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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