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Tron, Niccolò, doge of Venice (d. 1473 ) (Former owner)
Marsilio da Bologna (Artist)

Promissio of Doge Tron

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1471
Place Term: Venice
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 40
Ownership : Commissioned by Niccolo` Tron, Doge of Venice (1471-3); Tron arms on f. 6. In the possession of Abate Matteo Luigi Canonici (1727-1805); sold to Rev. Walter Sneyd (1808-88). Purchased for Spencer from A. Rosenthal, 1939.

Content : 37 lines per page in two columns, ruled in black ink. Catchwords visible.

Content : De Ricci, Supplement, 332. Library dossier.

Content : Large illuminated initials f. 6. On ff. 2-5, 2-line gold initials on red, blue and green fields. Throughout, 2-line gold initials with purple penwork. Rubrics. Coat of arms.

Content : Marsilio da Bologna

Content : On f. 6, miniature, border design with animals and putti.

Content : Parchment

Content : Signed by artist, and dated on f. 6: Anno ab incarnatione ... Millesimo quadringentesimo septuagesimo primo... Painting f.6 influenced by 1463 "Promissio...Christophori Mauro", by Leonardo Bellini.

Content: Two sets of foliation: one in pen which is inaccurate, and one in pencil which is accurate, and which is referred to here.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: 15bedea0-c60a-012f-b997-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1471: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of text." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1471. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec25-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of text." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec25-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1471). Explicit of text. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec25-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Explicit of text.