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Title:

Miniature with saints

Maker(s):

Master of the Lübeck Bible and associates; artist
; production
; production

Collection:

Charles Brinsley Marlay

Category:

illuminated manuscript

Name(s):

cutting; sub-category
other; type of text

Date:

circa 1500 circa 1510

Period:

early 16th Century

Description:

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 230 x 160 mm, reverse side blank.

DECORATION: Full-page miniature of saints with the Spanish forms of their names inscribed in the upper and lower margins: Four Apostles within windows which reveal landscape views behind and form part of an architectural framework that includes statues of Adam and Eve, two putti holding a garland, and four grisaille roundels showing the martyrdoms of Saints Bartholomew, Philip and Andrew, and the Conversion of St Paul: St Bartholomew inscribed S. BARTHOLOME with book and flayer’s knife, St Philip inscribed S. FELIPE with book, scroll and cross, St Andrew (or St Peter) inscribed S. ANDRES with book, saltire cross and key, St Paul inscribed S. PABLO with book and sword.

Production
Place (legacy):

Flanders, production, region
Bruges, place
Ghent, place

Technique:

illumination; whole

Material(s):

parchment; support
gold; medium

Dimension(s):

height, page, 230, mm
width, page, 160, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1912;

Provenance:

probably part of the collections of Abatte Luigi Celotti (c.1768 – c.1846) and/or Samuel Rogers (1763 – 1855); cuttings from unidentified English sale catalogue with lot numbers 39 – 42 pasted on old mounts; Thomas Miller Whitehead (his initials and comments on old mounts); Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831 – 1912); his bequest, 1912.

Associated
Person(s):

Marlay, Charles Brinsley; previous owner
Whitehead, Thomas Miller; previous owner
Rogers, Samuel; previous owner
Celotti, Abate Luigi; previous owner

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Burlington Fine Arts Club. 1908. Exhibition of Illuminated Manuscripts.
cat. no. 201 – 203

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. 144 – 46

Winkler, F.. 1925. Die flämische Buchmalerei des XV. und XVI. Jahrhunderts: Künstler und Werke von den Brüdern van Eyck bis zu Simon Bening.Leipzig:
pp. 159, 181

Arnould, A.. Massing, Jean Michel. 1993. The Splendours of Flanders.Cambridge (Cambs.):
cat. no. 27

Burlington Fine Arts Club. 1886. Catalogue of a Series of Illuminations from Mss. Principally of the Italian and French Schools.London:
cat. nos. 39 - 42

Kren, T.. McKendrick, J.. 2003. Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe.Los Angeles:
cat. no. 113

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. 244

Brinkmann, B.. 1987-88. Neues vom Meister der Lübecker Bibel.Berlin:
Source Title: Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen 29-30 (1987-88) : 123-161

Brinkmann, B.. 1992. Fitzwilliam 1058-1975 and the “Capriccio” in Flemish Book Illustration.Cambridge (Cambs.):
Source Title: Fifteenth-Century Flemish Manuscripts in Cambridge Collections, Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society 10 (1992) : 203 -214

Scailliérez, C.. 1992. Entre enluminure et peinture: Á propos d'un paysage avec St Jerome Penitent de l'école Ganto-Brugeoise récemment acquis par le Louvre.
Source Title: La Revue du Louvre et de Musées de France 42 (1992) : 16-31

Accession:

Object Number: Marlay cutting Sp. 3
(Manuscripts and Printed Books)
(record id: 170679; input: 2010-01-29; modified: 2017-04-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170679





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