The Three Maries at the Sepulcher.Additional title: Miniature of the Three Marys at the Sepulchre. Border design, initial, rubrics, rustic capitals.
NamesSanvito, Bartolomeo (b. 1435) (Scribe)
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1520 (Approximate)Place: Padua
Library locationsSpencer CollectionShelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 7
NotesOwnership: Written in Rome for Pope Leo X and given by him to Cardinal Pietro Bembo (or vice versa). Collection of conte Leopoldo Cicognara; sale to Zonzi (1860); Sir William Tite sale (1874); A.H. Huth sale (1914). Acquired by Spencer collection ca. 1919.Content: 1, plus vol. 1, ff. i verso-ii, 25v-39v; vol. 2, ff. i verso, f. 30r-vContent: 20 long lines per page, ruled in drypoint. Some quire signatures still visible. Gatherings of ten except for first gathering of volume 1 (8 folios) and first gathering of volume 2 (9 folios).Content: Antonio Maria da VillaforaContent: De Ricci, Alexander, library dossier and chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.Content: Foliation of the two volumes is incorrect in that ff. i-viii of volume 1 should be folios 1-8, and ff. i-ix of volume 2 should be folios 1-9; but I have used the existing foliation for simplicity.Content: Hierarchy of scripts in red, blue and gold "rubrics." 1-line through 5-line initials on elaborate fields in various colors. Border designs.Content: Miniatures; border designs and initials with human figures.Content: ParchmentContent: The Alexander and Mariani volumes date this to the early 16th century and to 1503-1509 respectively. Notes in library dossier date it to ca. 1520.Content: Volume 1 contains Lectionarium, as well as antiphons and proyers on ff. 25v-39v in different humanistic hands and cursive notes ff. i (verso)-ii. Volume 2 has an antiphon and a prayer on i (verso) and an additional Gospel selection on 30r-v.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersUniversal Unique Identifier (UUID): 82f29000-0044-0130-d848-58d385a7bc34
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