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Opening of text. Historiated initial, full border design, coat of arms of Cardinal Piccolomini, rubrics, sentence markers, placemarkers.

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Opening of text.  Historiated initial, full border design, coat of arms of Cardinal Piccolomini, rubrics, sentence markers, placemarkers.

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Names
Pius II, Pope (1405-1464) (Former owner)
Collection

Gospel Lectionary

Dates / Origin
Place Term: Italy
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 29
Notes
Ownership : Owned by Cardinal Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (afterwards Pope Pius II, died 1464). Earl of Ashburnham collection. Henry Yates Thompson (sale, 1920). Sir Arthur Chester Beatty; sale by Sotheby's, May 9, 1933, Part II, 128-9 for Spencer.

Content : 2-line and 4-line gold initials on red/blue fields; larger blue and red initials on gold fields. 1-line red and blue initials with opposing color penwork. Border designs, rubrics, sentence markers, pale yellow daubs as placemarkers. Coats of arms.

Content : 22 long lines per page, ruled in pencil, catchwords visible. Collation: 10 quinternions, followed by one gathering of 4 folios.

Content : De Ricci, 1341. Above, plus library dossier. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Dr. Guest and NYPL catalogue date this to ca. 1420; Sotheby's catalog dates it to ca. 1450.

Content : Four historiated initials; angels flank cardinal's arms f. 1.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: eedf54e0-c617-012f-3f34-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1405: Creator Born
  • 1464: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text. Historiated initial, full border design, coat of arms of Cardinal Piccolomini, rubrics, sentence markers, placemarkers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb9d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text. Historiated initial, full border design, coat of arms of Cardinal Piccolomini, rubrics, sentence markers, placemarkers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb9d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. Opening of text. Historiated initial, full border design, coat of arms of Cardinal Piccolomini, rubrics, sentence markers, placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb9d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of text.  Historiated initial, full border design, coat of arms of Cardinal Piccolomini, rubrics, sentence markers, placemarkers.