Comoediae

Record ID: 
76957
Accession number: 
MS G.41
Title: 
Comoediae
Created: 
Lombardy, Italy, ca. 1480.
Binding: 
Original blind-stamped calf over boards, rebacked, with brass studs and bronze clasps, remains of punch dotting.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
108 leaves (1 column, 30 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 261 x 180 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased in Nov. 1956 from Arthur Rau, Paris, 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 Lombardy, Italy, ca. 1480.
Each of the comedies has an argument and prologue.
Decoration: 6 large illuminated white-vine initials, 1 armorial roundel, numerous smaller illuminated initials.

Script: 
humanistica rotunda.
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: