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Fragments with ornamental initials from an Antiphoner: MS McClean 201.12b.2-16

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Fragments with ornamental initials from an Antiphoner

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Parchment
MS McClean 201.12b.2 250 x 226 mm, three and a half fragmentary four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and three fragmentary lines of text ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.3 115 x 193 mm, two and a half fragmentary four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and three fragmentary lines of text ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.4 240 x 228 mm, three fragmentary four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and three fragmentary lines of text ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.5 247 x 215 mm, two and a half fragmentary four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and three fragmentary lines of text ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.6 165 x 180 mm, one an a half fragmentary four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and two fragmentary lines of text ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.7 119 x 116 mm, one and a half fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.8 115 x 106 mm, one fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.9 119 x 102 mm, one and a half fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.10 137 x 130 mm, one and a half fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.11 140 x 136 mm, one and a half fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.12 140 x 122 mm, one and a half fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.13 120 x 97 mm, one and a half fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.14 92 x 90 mm, one fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.15 118 x 108 mm, one and a half fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso
MS McClean 201.12b.16 110 x 108 mm, one fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line with fragmentary words ruled in black ink on recto and verso

CONTENTS
MS McClean 201.12b.2 The parted initial opened an antiphon preceded by the rubric Sabb[at]o IIII d[omi]nice quando ponitur ystoria iudith ad m. ana; on reverse, part of the second responsory to the first lesson in Matins on Sundays in mid-September, Omni tempo[re benedic Deum et] pete ab eo ut vias tu[as dirigat]
MS McClean 201.12b.3 On reverse, et praecedet vos…videbitis alleluia
MS McClean 201.12b.4 The parted initial opened the response for the first lesson in Matins on Sundays in mid-September, Peto [Domine ut de] vincu[lo improperii hujus absolvas me]; on reverse, te id circo ipse…penitentiam in…, followed by antiphon beginning Neremia[a] introduced by the rubric Sabb[at]o d[omini]ce q[ua]n[do] ponitur tobias ad m. a.
MS McClean 201.12b.5 On reverse, antiphon for the Magnificat at first Vespers on the first Sunday in September, [Cum audisset Jo]b nuntiorum verba [sustinui]t[ patienter] et ait si bona su[scepimus de manu D]omini mala autem [quare non sustineamus? In omnibus his non peccavit Job labiis suis, neque stultum aliquid contra Deum locutus est; the parted initial opened the responsory to the first lesson in Matins on Sundays in October and November, Si bo[na suscepimus de] man[u Domini mala autem quare non sustineamus? Dominus dedit Dominus abstulit. Sicut Domino placuit ita factum est. Sit nomen Domini benedictum]
MS McClean 201.12b.6 The parted initial opened the antiphon for the first nocturn of Matins for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul (29 June), Qui o[peratus est Petrus], followed (on reverse) by the second verse, [De reliquo reposita est] michi corona iusti[cie], and the third antiphon, [Michi vi]vere Christus est et mori [luctum gloriari me oportet in cruce domini mei Ihesu Christi]

ORNAMENTATION: Five blue and red parted initials with purple and red pen-flourished infill and extensions: MS McClean 201.12b.2 [A, 2 ll.]; MS McClean 201.12b.3 [M, 2 ll.]; MS McClean 201.12b.4 [P. 2 ll.]; MS McClean 201.12b.5 [S, 2 ll.]; MS McClean 201.12b.6 [Q, 2 ll.].

Alternate blue and red one-line penwork initials with red or purple pen flourishing on remaining fragments and on the reverse of MSS McClean 201.12b.2, McClean 201.12b.3 and McClean 201.12b.4.

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

Mid 14th Century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1350

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.12b.2-16
Primary reference Number: 181416
Project ID: 4750
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 27 August 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Cutting (manuscript)" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/181416 Accessed: 2021-12-08 06:59:34

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