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Miniature of the Twins, with text and 1-line blue initial.

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Title
Miniature of the Twins, with text and 1-line blue initial.
Names
Hyginus (Author)
Buzzacarini, Francesco (Scribe)
Collection

sideribus tractatus.

Dates / Origin
Place: Padua
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 28
Topics
Constellations
Notes
Content: 26 long lines per page, ruled in drypoint. Catchwords visible. Collation: eight quinternions.
Ownership: Naples, Duke of Cassiano Serra (ca.1800); sold to Thorpe (1828); Sir Thomas Phillipps collection; Sir Alfred Chester Beatty collection; acquired for Spencer, 1933.
Content: 38 miniatures showing constellations.
Content: 7-line green initial on elaborate blue/red field on f. 1. Throughout, 1-line blue initials. Rubrics. Hierarchy of scripts.
Content: Giovanni Vendramin; Douce Master; et al.
Content: In 'The Painted Page' the ms. is dated to ca. 1465-70. In 'La miniatura a Padova...', p. 283, it is dated to ca. 1475-80, with scribal attribution to F. Buzzacarini by Dr. A. C. de la Mare.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 205967d0-c6e0-012f-669e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Miniature of the Twins, with text and 1-line blue initial.