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Cutting from the Missals of Pope Clement VII: Marlay cutting It. 34

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Titles

Cutting from the Missals of Pope Clement VII

Maker(s)

Giallo, Jacopo del (Artist)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, traces of earlier paper mounts on verso, collage formed of original central miniature and composite frame made up of separate border elements. Central miniature 202 x 132 mm, left and right borders 312 x 58 mm, upper border 47x 135 mm, lower border 66 x 135 mm.

DECORATION: Arch-topped miniature of the Deposition of Christ surrounded by full historiated border with gold ornament on black ground and ovoid compartments with portraits of the Evangelists at each corner, Adam and the Tree of Knowledge in the left-hand border, a prophet (probably Isaiah) in the right-hand border, the arms of Clement VII and two female supporters, Justice and Charity, in the lower margin, and Clement VII’s device of the crystal sphere and burning tree in the upper margin, two small ovals containing inscriptions CLE and VII in outer margin.

Notes

History note: Pope Clement VII (r. 1523-1534); Abate Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); his sale, Christie’s, London, 26 May 1825, lot 63 (Marlay cutting It. 35) and part of lot 74 (Marlay cuttings It. 33 and It. 34); Thomas Miller Whitehead

Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First half of 16th Century
Circa 1523 CE - Circa 1534 1534 CE

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Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 34
Primary reference Number: 176579
Project ID: 1381
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 March 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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