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Miniature of skeletons accosting knights, large and small initials, linefiller, full border with grotesques.

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Collection

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

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1401 - 1500
Place Term: France?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 156
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 : Bequeathed in 1951 by Mary Stillman Harkness.

Content : De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : 17 long lines per page, ruled in red pencil.

Content : Parchment

Content : 4 full-page miniatures; borders around miniatures and elsewhere show animals and grotesques.

Content : 1-line and 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. 3-line and 4-line blue initials on gold fields. Rubrics. Red, blue and gold linefillers. Occasional full border designs with vines, leaves, flowers etc.

Content : Both De Ricci and Dr. Guest place this in France, but with question marks. Dr. Guest dates it to the 15th century, while De Ricci does not give a date.

Content: 1 scribe
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 1f457a20-c5cd-012f-b178-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1401: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Miniature of skeletons accosting knights, large and small initials, linefiller, full border with grotesques." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1401 - 1500. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Miniature of skeletons accosting knights, large and small initials, linefiller, full border with grotesques." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1401 - 1500). Miniature of skeletons accosting knights, large and small initials, linefiller, full border with grotesques. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Miniature of skeletons accosting knights, large and small initials, linefiller, full border with grotesques.