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Border fragment from the Missal of Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini: Marlay cutting It. 38a

An image of Fragment (manuscript)

Object information

Titles

Border fragment from the Missal of Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, pasted on cardboard, 360 x 56 mm

DECORATION: Vertical border consisting of flowers and acanthus on blue and red ground, and containing a medallion with an ibex in a landscape.

Notes

History note: Abate Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); his sale, Christie’s, London, 26 May 1825, part of lots 41-50 (Marlay cutting Z 1 was part of lot 50); William Young Ottley (1771-1836); his sale, Sotheby’s, London, 11 May 1838, part of lots 204-206; purchased by Samuel Rogers (1763-1855); his sale, Christie’s, London, 28 April 1856, lot 1006

Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 15th century
Production date: circa CE 1492

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 38a
Primary reference Number: 181278
Project ID: 1382
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Fragment (manuscript)" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/181278 Accessed: 2021-07-29 07:39:53

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