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Leaf from a Doge’s Commission: Marlay cutting It. 58

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Titles

Leaf from a Doge’s Commission

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 221 x 155 mm, no text on verso.

DECORATION: Full-page oval miniature with holder of commission kneeling in prayer and presented to the enthroned Christ by St Francis, with St John the Baptist as a boy to one side, surrounded by full border of gold strapwork.

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 16th century
Circa 1550 CE - Circa 1575 1575 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

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. 58
Primary reference Number: 176617
Project ID: 1403
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Leaf (manuscript)" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/176617 Accessed: 2021-12-07 09:10:12

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