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Title:

Leaf from a Book of Hours

Maker(s):

Painter of Add. MS. 15677; artist
; production
; production

Collection:

Charles Brinsley Marlay

Category:

illuminated manuscript

Name(s):

leaf (manuscript); sub-category
book of hours; type of text

Date:

circa 1500

Period:

early 16th Century

Description:

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 139 x 98 mm, leaf from a Book of Hours: miniature 95 x 63 mm, reverse sides blank.

DECORATION: Full-page miniature in thin arched frame with full strewn-flower borders on brushed gold or pink grounds: St Barbara with book standing within enclosed garden, tower behind her, grotesques jousting in border.

Production
Place (legacy):

Flanders, production, region
Bruges, place
Ghent, place

Technique:

illumination; whole

Material(s):

parchment; support
gold; medium

Dimension(s):

height, page, 139, mm
width, page, 98, mm
height, miniature, 95, mm
width, miniature, 63, 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. 103 – 105

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. 238

Accession:

Object Number: Marlay cutting G. 8e
(Manuscripts and Printed Books)
(record id: 170677; input: 2010-01-29; modified: 2017-04-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170677





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