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Sanvito, Bartolomeo (b. 1435) (Scribe)


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1520
Place Term: Padua
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 7
Ownership : 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-v

Content : 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 Villafora

Content : 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 : Parchment

Content : 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 Resource
Still image
UUID: 84097450-0044-0130-af2f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1520: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of main hand." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1520. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eac2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of main hand." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eac2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1520). Explicit of main hand. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eac2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Explicit of main hand.