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Opening of text with large initial on painted field. Miniature of embodiment of Justice.

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Opening of text with large initial on painted field.  Miniature of embodiment of Justice.

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Names
Giraldus, Cambrensis (1146?-1223?) (Author)
Collection

Liber de instructione principum.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1475 - 1499
Place Term: [Bourges?] France
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 076
Topics
Justice
Notes
Content : Foliation is incorrect, as it skips the first four folios, thus going to only 104. Here, correct and existing foliation will be given. f.1 has paper page pasted to the outside.

Ownership : Label with unidentified engraved coat of arms on f. i (verso). Purchased for Spencer and accessioned 1947.

Content : Dictionary Catalog. Library dossier.

Content : Blue and gold initials and placemarkers with red or black penwork. Larger blue and red initials on painted fields, accompanying miniatures.

Content : Dated ca. 1450 in dossier and catalog.

Content : Catalog attributes this work to Geraldus de Bari, or Geraldus Cambrensis (1146-1221). Note in dossier comments that while this is identified as Joannes Wallensis' "Breviloquium" it is rather an anonymous work which was printed with the "Breviloquium."

Content: Four full-page miniatures representing the four cardinal virtues.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 07fa6e50-c621-012f-0a13-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1475: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with large initial on painted field. Miniature of embodiment of Justice." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1475 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e92b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with large initial on painted field. Miniature of embodiment of Justice." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e92b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1475 - 1499). Opening of text with large initial on painted field. Miniature of embodiment of Justice. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e92b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening of text with large initial on painted field.  Miniature of embodiment of Justice.