Literary

Accession number: 
MS M.341
Title: 
Literary
Created: 
Italy, possibly Venice, 15th century.
Binding: 
Italian early 18th century vellum with maroon label that is gilt tooled lettered: Comedia di Dante.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1908.
Description: 
188 leaves (1 column, 39 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 270 x 200 mm
Provenance: 
Carlo Francesco Zampiccoli of Forli (18th century signature on flyleaf); Luigi Giovanelli Saludecio (ca. 1880, stamp on title page); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Leo S. Olschki in 1908; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Italy, possibly in Venice, in the early 15th century.
Decoration: 2 historiated initials drawn in colored ink and wash; 1 gold initial.

Script: 
Italian bastarda
Language: 
Italian
Century: 
Classification: