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Cutting (manuscript): Marlay cutting Fr. 16b

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: (38 x 155 mm) label originally attached to the mount of Marlay cutting Fr. 16a, with text partially effaced

CONTENTS:
partially legible: ‘Louis guerit les… les … / Et donne par SS. Leo X & SM./ Louis XII roy de France…/ … MDXI’.

Notes

History note: Commissioned by King Louis XII of France (1498-1515) and his consort, Anne of Brittany (1477-1514); Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831-1912); his bequest, 1912.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Measurements and weight

Height: 38 mm
Width: 155 mm

Relative size of this object

15.5 m3.8 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ North ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Production date: circa AD 1500

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Pigments
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illuminated manuscript

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Fr. 16b
Primary reference Number: 209505
Project ID: 1358
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 1 November 2016 Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020 Last processed: Monday 9 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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