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Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world.

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Title
Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world.
Collection

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: ca. 1460?
Place: Ferrara, Italy
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 124
Topics
Flowers
Creation
God
Rabbits
Notes
Ownership: Coat of arms of Roverella family, f. 11.
Content: "Borso d'Este" artists
Content: 1-line red and blue initials. 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Larger red and blue initials on gold fields. Floreate borders. Rubrics. On f. 1, red initial with blue penwork. On ff. 526-30, blue and gold initials and "rubrics."
Content: 25 lines per page in two columns (long lines ff. 1-2v); ruled in pencil. Catchwords visible. Quinternions are the norm.
Content: 3 scribes?: A, ff. 3-525; B, ff. 1-2v; C, ff. 526-530v
Content: 46 small miniatures and historiated initials. Some borders contain animal figures.
Content: Catalog dates to ca. 1450; Dr. Guest to ca. 1460? Dictionary catalog attributes miniatures, borders and coat of arms to "Borso d'Este" artists.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Library dossier. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Included above are rubrics and incipits of main text (f. 11) and texts in other hands (ff. 1-2v and 526-30v). Explicit is final lines in manuscript, on 530v. See photos.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21358750-c622-012f-5eb2-58d385a7bc34
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.

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  • : Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world.