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Initial from a Gradual: Marlay cutting It. 14

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Titles

Initial from a Gradual

Maker(s)

Vimercate, Tomasino da (Artist)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 305 x 249 mm, traces of a musical stave ruled in red beneath partially removed paper mount on verso.

CONTENT: The initial probably introduced the Introit to the Mass on Easter Sunday, Resurrexi, et adhuc tecum sum, alleluia (Ps. 138:5-6)

DECORATION: Historiated initial in graded pale pink on a gold ground with acanthus and floral extensions: [R] Resurrection.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 15th Century
Production date: circa AD 1400

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Materials used in production

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 It. 14
Primary reference Number: 176539
Project ID: 1366
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020 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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