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Proverbs, historiated initial, Solomon beating student; decorated prologue initial

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Title
Proverbs, historiated initial, Solomon beating student; decorated prologue initial
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Pocket Bible.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1240 - 1260
Place: Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 11
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Belonged to W.A. McV. From R.L. Stuart collection (no. 3), bequeathed 1892.
Content: 53 lines in two columns, ruled in pencil, prickings visible, trace of quire signature f. 134?
Content: Alternating red and blue initials with opposing color penwork extending into borders; chapter numbers and names of books in red and blue; daubs of red as placemarkers; rubrics.
Content: De Ricci and Dr. Guest both place this manuscript in France, and Guest places it in Paris. De Ricci dates it to ca. 1300. Dr. Guest dates it to the mid-13th century.
Content: De Ricci, 1317. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Initials with animal or human figures at opening of each book, often with elaborate extensions into borders.
Content: Parchment
Content: Splendor of the Word, PBL #2
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ff3f1150-c5ca-012f-9995-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1240: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Proverbs, historiated initial, Solomon beating student; decorated prologue initial" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-feaa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1240 - 1260). Proverbs, historiated initial, Solomon beating student; decorated prologue initial Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-feaa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Proverbs, historiated initial, Solomon beating student; decorated prologue initial