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Leaf from a Gradual: Marlay cutting Fl. 2

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Object information

Titles

Leaf from a Gradual

Maker(s)

Weert, Francis (Scribe)
Associates of the Master of Cardinal Wolsey (Artists)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, leaf from a gradual with heavily trimmed margins: text block 305 x 215 mm, 9 lines of text ruled in faint brown ink and 9 four-line music staves ruled in red, 416 x 255 mm

CONTENTS: recto - verso: Introit for the feast of the Visitation, Gaudeamus omnes in domino.

DECORATION: Small framed miniature [3 ll.] with three-sided strewn-flower border: Visitation.

ORNAMENTATION: One-line initials formed of acanthus and branches against coloured and framed backgrounds introducing texts marked by the miniatures; alternate red and blue one-line initials with voided ornament; black ink one-line calligraphic capitals highlighted in red and incorporating grotesque profiles; capitals highlighted in red.

Notes

History note: Marcus Cruyt, Abbot of St Bernard’s at Hemiskem near Antwerp (1518 – 1536); Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831 – 1912); his bequest, 1912.

Place(s) associated

  • Antwerp

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Production date: circa CE 1524

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment Text:
Page:

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Fl. 2
Primary reference Number: 170654
Project ID: 128
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 March 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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