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Historiated initial from an Antiphoner: MS McClean 201.13a

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Historiated initial from an Antiphoner

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 165 x 85 mm, fragment (two lines) of a musical stave ruled in red ink and five fragmentary lines of text written on alternate lines ruled in brown ink on reverse.

CONTENTS: On reverse, part of the invitatory at Matins for the Common of a martyr, [Regem sempiternu]m venite [adoremus Qui martyrem suum digne promeritis] coro[navit in celis]

DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink on gold grounds: [F, 5 ll.] Group of men, some tonsured, chanting from an open book on a lectern in a chapel.

ORNAMENTATION: Fragment of blue penwork initial on reverse, with reserved ornament and red and blue pen-flourishied infill and frames.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 15th century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1450

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Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.13a
Primary reference Number: 181429
Project ID: 1502
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Cutting (manuscript)" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/181429 Accessed: 2022-01-27 08:57:27

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