Epistles

Record ID: 
76942
Accession number: 
MS G.20
Title: 
Epistles
Created: 
Italy or France, ca. 1200.
Binding: 
Tooled brown levant morocco by Marius Michel (ca. 1876-1925) with monogram of Baron Jean Vitta in four corner shields on covers and twice on spine.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
158 leaves (3 columns, 50 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 252 x 170 mm
Provenance: 
Baron Jean Vitta, Paris; purchased in November 1952 from Davis and Orioli, London for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in northern Italy or France, ca. 1200.
Contains interlinear and marginal glosses.
Decoration: 14 large interlace initials, 1 historiated, 1 small illuminated interlace initial, 1 uncolored interlace initial, 3 marginal pen drawings.

Script: 
textura primitiva
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: