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Title:

Cutting from a Gradual

Maker(s) &
Production:

, production, Germany, Southern Germany, Nuremburg, probably Nüremberg

Collection:

Charles Brinsley Marlay

Category:

illuminated manuscript

Name(s):

cutting; sub-category
gradual; type of text

Date:

circa 1510 circa 1520

Period:

first quarter of 16th century

Description:

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 145 x 145 mm, fragmentary words and four-line staves ruled in black ink (one of the lines ruled in red as well) on reverse,

DECORATION: Historiated initial formed of acanthus, fish-scale motifs, and masks on framed, recessed blue-green grounds: [S, 2 ll.] St Bernard’s vision of the Virgin and Child (Miracle of the Lactation).

Technique:

illumination; whole

Material(s):

parchment; support
gold; medium

Dimension(s):

height, page, 145, mm
width, page, 145, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1912; Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Associated
Person:

Marlay, Charles Brinsley; previous owner

Documentation:

Wormald, Francis. Giles, Phyllis M.. 1982. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Additional Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Musuem Acquired between 1895-1979 (excluding the McClean Collection).England: Cambridge University Pressp. 98 - 100

Alexander, J. J. G.. 1980. Catalogue of Cuttings from Illuminated Manuscripts in the Wallace Collection.London:
cat. nos. 6 - 7

Morgan, Nigel. Panayotova, Stella. 2009. A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges. Part One. Vol. 1: The Frankish Kingdoms, Northern Netherlands, Germany, Bohemia, Hungary, Austria; Vol. II: The Meuse Region, Southern Netherlands.London: Harvey Miller/Brepols
cat. no. 124

Accession:

Object Number: Marlay cutting Fl. 7a
(Manuscripts and Printed Books)
(record id: 170684; input: 2010-02-01; modified: 2017-04-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170684





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