Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner

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Title
Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner
Collection

Theion kai Hieron Euangelion ... kai aphierōthen tō pote makariōtatō kai sophotatō patriarchē Ierosolymōn kyriō kyriō Chrysanthō tō Notara

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1745
Place: Hen Etiēsi [Venice]
Publisher: Para Nikolaō tö Sarō
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ital. 1745 96-530
Topics
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion
John, the Baptist, Saint
Evangelists (Bible)
Genres
Book covers
bindings (gathered matter components)
Notes
Content: Binding: Contemporary Venetian red velvet over wooden boards, profusely adorned with silver repoussé mounts: both covers surrounded by a shaped and engraved rocaille border; busts of the Evangelists with their symbols in the 4 corners of front cover, with Christ on the cross between the Virgin and St. John in center; busts of 4 prophets in the corners of back cover, with Christ rising from the tomb in center; spine covered by a panel of embossed and pierced acanthus leaves; 4 silver cast clasps with catches on border of front cover. Binding and clasps with the maker's mark L.V.
Type of Resource
Three dimensional object
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12857190
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 384d55f0-c606-012f-da16-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1745: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1745. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933a3a14-a0ab-a28d-e040-e00a18064706

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 18, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933a3a14-a0ab-a28d-e040-e00a18064706

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1745). Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933a3a14-a0ab-a28d-e040-e00a18064706

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Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner