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Opening of text with large painted initial including stylized animal figures. Blue initial with red penwork. Rubric; book name and chapter number in red and blue.

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Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1300 - 1399
Place Term: Italy
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 18
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Duke of Sussex collection; his sale (1844) to Rodd; Lenox collection.

Content : De Ricci, 1318. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : 55 lines in two columns, ruled in pencil.

Content : Parchment

Content : Some illuminated initials include stylized animal figures.

Content : Large painted initials in many colors at opening of each book. 2-line and 3-line red and blue initials with opposing penwork extending far into borders. Name of book and chapter number in red and blue. Red daubs as placemarkers. Rubrics.

Content: De Ricci dates this to the 14th century; Dr. Guest to the 13th or 14th centuries.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 1ba386c0-c5cb-012f-7c02-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1300: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with large painted initial including stylized animal figures. Blue initial with red penwork. Rubric; book name and chapter number in red and blue." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1300 - 1399. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with large painted initial including stylized animal figures. Blue initial with red penwork. Rubric; book name and chapter number in red and blue." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1300 - 1399). Opening of text with large painted initial including stylized animal figures. Blue initial with red penwork. Rubric; book name and chapter number in red and blue. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening of text with large painted initial including stylized animal figures.  Blue initial with red penwork.  Rubric; book name and chapter number in red and blue.