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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: 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15bedea0-c60a-012f-b997-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1471: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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 December 4, 2016. 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

Wikipedia Citation

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Explicit of text.