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Introduction to the note about Laura.

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Title
Introduction to the note about Laura.
Names
Petrarca, Francesco (1304-1374) (Author)
Majorana, Cristoforo (fl. ca. 1480-1494) (Artist)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Petrarch

Nota de Laura.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1490 - 1510
Place: Naples
Date Created: 1490 - 1510
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 87
Genres
Religious books
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Unidentified coat of arms on f. 64, Owned 1593 by Marchese Caracciolo of Sirino. Rev. Thomas Crofts sale (1783); bought 1785 by Sir John Peachey; Lord Selsey sale 1872 to Quaritch; Lenox collection.
Content: Above, and library dossier.
Content: There are two sets of pencil foliation; the underlined set is used here.
Content: 1- and 2-line gold initials on red, green, blue or purple fields. 1-line red initials. Rubrics.
Content: 29 long lines per page, ruled in light brown, catchwords visible.
Content: Cristoforo Majorana
Content: Foliation underlined in red is used in this description.
Content: On f. 207v, a quote from the #tRerum vulgarium fragmenta# II, 9, 19, under the rubric, "Haec etiam sunt verba in epistola quadam scrip[ta] ad Iacobum de Colonna Bomboriensem [#isic] episcopum": Quid ergo ais finxisse me mihi . . . ; ff. 208-211v, blank.
Content: Parchment
Content: Six miniatures. Elaborate illuminated borders in "antique" architectural style with title pages on stained leaves.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d6159220-c5cb-012f-3787-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1304: Creator Born
  • 1374: Creator Died
  • 1490: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Introduction to the note about Laura." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1490 - 1510. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e623-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Introduction to the note about Laura." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e623-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1490 - 1510). Introduction to the note about Laura. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e623-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Introduction to the note about Laura.