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  • Date:

    mid 14th century (made)

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  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 81, box A


mid 14th century (made)

Historical context note

Data taken from notes compiled by Rowan Watson. The full text of the entry is as follows

'810-1894 (MS 996)
Cut-out historiated initial S (two martyrs bearing palms, painted by a "Pacinesque - Daddesque Master").

Italy (Florence). Mid - 14th century
(150 x 120) mm.

Bought from Fairfax Murray, 1894
Pub: 1908 cat, 87; 1923 cat, 80'

Descriptive line

Cut-out historiated initial S from a Choir Book (two martyrs bearing palms, painted by a "Pacinesque-Daddesque Master"); Italy (Florence); mid-14th century A duplicate number MS.996 was assigned to this object in error and was subsequently cancelled.


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