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Miniature from a copy of Gratian, Decretum: MS 400-2000

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Miniature from a copy of Gratian, Decretum

Maker(s)

Second Master of the San Domenico Choir books (Artist)
also known as the B 18 Master (Artist)

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 102 x 182 mm, text in two columns on reverse.

CONTENTS: Fragmentary text from Gratian’s Decretum, De poenitentia, Dist. I, c. 7, inc. Sin autem aliquid quoquo modo in quadam machinatione on reverse.

DECORATION: Two-column framed miniature showing a bishop preaching to a congregation and a Dominican friar hearing a woman’s confession.

Notes

History note: Purchased at Sotheby’s, London, 5 December 2000, lot 12

Place(s) associated

  • Bologna

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2000) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Fourteenth century, second quarter
Circa 1325 CE - Circa 1330 CE

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: MS 400-2000
Primary reference Number: 180468
Project ID: 1261
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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