Nativity.Additional title: Opening of part 2. Hand 1(?), large initial with miniature of Virgin and Child. Red and blue initials, rubrics and placemarkers. Border design and coat of arms.
Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection
Leaves from Liturgical Books]
Dates / OriginPlace: Melk, AustriaDate Created: 1400 - 1425Date Created: 14th-15th centruryPlace: Melk, Austria
Library locationsManuscripts and Archives DivisionShelf locator: MssCol 2557Shelf locator: MA 16
TopicsJesus Christ -- Nativity
NotesOwnership: Written for the Benedictines of Melk (their arms f. 8). R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.Content: De Ricci, 1318. Schmidt article. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.Content: This manuscript consists of 22 folios from not fewer than three vanished codices. Both the original three and this compilation were done at Melk, according to Schmidt's article.Content: Classmark formerly De Ricci 16Content: 24 lines in two columns, ruled in pen. Quire signature f. 10v? F. 11 has 18 lines in two columns, ruled in pen.Content: ParchmentContent: 2 illuminated initials (ff. 8 and 9) and 1 miniature (f. 11).Content: 6-, 4-, and 3-line initials in various colors and designs. Border designs in many colors. Red and blue initials, red and yellow daubs as placemarkers, rubrics, coat of arms f. 8.Content: Schmidt classifies these folios as the second section of this manuscript. However, f. 11 looks quire different from ff. 8-10, and may be from another manuscript. De Ricci and Guest date whole codex to s. XV; Schmidt dates this section to ca. 1425.Content: 2 hands?, second on f. 11 ?
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533MSS Unit ID: 2557Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 13cf54b0-c5cb-012f-7386-58d385a7bc34
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