Dogale

Record ID: 
112326
Accession number: 
MS M.354
Title: 
Dogale
Created: 
Venice, Italy, Nov. 13, 1539.
Binding: 
Original 16th-century red morocco Dogale binding, blind- and gold-tooled, having the name and date of the recipient of the Dogale on the covers: Io. And. Venerii - M.D.XXXIX, by the Mendoza Binder (who apparently worked for Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, ca. 1503-1575); in pink cloth slip case with Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.353.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1908.
Description: 
80 leaves (1 column, 25 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 240 x 160 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Giovanni Dotti, Florence, in Dec. 1908; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Venice, Italy, and dated Nov. 13, 1539.
Decoration: 1 fully illuminated page; central allegorical panel with a personification of Fame as well as the Lion of St. Mark; historiated panels in side borders with figures of patron saints; arms and putti in the lower border.

Script: 
humanistic script
Language: 
Latin and Italian
Century: 
Classification: