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Miniature of God placing birds in the air and fish in the sea. Partial border design, six-line initial, rubric.

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Title
Miniature of God placing birds in the air and fish in the sea. Partial border design, six-line initial, rubric.
Names
Petrus, Comestor (12th cent. ) (Author)
Collection

Bible historiale.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1410 (Approximate)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 004
Topics
Creation
God
Notes
Ownership: Probably belonged to the last of the Boucicaut, Jean le Meingre. Comte Aymar de Poitiers. Diane de Poitiers. Duchesse de Mercoeur. Duc de Vendome. Princesse de Conde. Sir Thomas Brooke. W. Ingham Brooke. Maggs. Bought for Spencer, 1919.
Content: De Ricci, 1336. Library dossier. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Foliation confusing -- often first digit missing, i.e. vol. 2 begins with f. 56 (actually 256) and vol. 3 with 22 (actually 122). Two parts are foliated seperately.
Content: 45 lines in two columns, ruled in faint brown ink. Catchwords visible. Collation: In volume 1, I-XXXI (8 folios each); XXXII (6 folios). In volume 2: XXXII (2 folios); XXXIII-XLV (8 folios each); XLVI (6 folios).
Content: Parchment
Content: Miniatures showing biblical scenes; figures appear against diapered or gold backgrounds.
Content: Large blue and red initials on gold. 2-line and 1-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Rubrics. Book name in red and blue. On pages with miniatures, border design with vines, leaves, flowers. Historiated initial.
Content: Note in dossier indicates that paleographical evidence places part 1 in second quarter of 14th century, with borders added and miniatures updated in the 15th century. Parts 1 and 2 have separate foliation; part 2 begins in the middle of vol. 2 with f. 1.
Content: Translation into French of #tHistoria Scholastica# of Peter Comestor -- Bible with glosses.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f720570-c6b6-012f-b7cf-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1410: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Miniature of God placing birds in the air and fish in the sea. Partial border design, six-line initial, rubric." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1410. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e9e8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Miniature of God placing birds in the air and fish in the sea. Partial border design, six-line initial, rubric." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e9e8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1410). Miniature of God placing birds in the air and fish in the sea. Partial border design, six-line initial, rubric. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e9e8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Miniature of God placing birds in the air and fish in the sea.  Partial border design, six-line initial, rubric.