Epistolae

Record ID: 
112401
Accession number: 
MS M.477
Title: 
Epistolae
Created: 
Italy, possibly Ferrara, 1475.
Binding: 
Original oak boards and stamped leather.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
386 leaves (1 column, 36 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 350 x 240 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Italy, perhaps in Ferrara, in 1475.
Texts: Saint Jerome, Epistolae (fol. 1-373); Saint Augustine, De cura pro mortuis gerenda (fol. 373-386).
Scribe: Ferens; signed (FRMS MESRP IT) and dated (MCCCC LXXV) on fol. 343v.
Artist: Francesco di Lorenzo Rosselli.
Decoration: 1 illuminated frontispiece with historiated floral border; 1 historiated initial with portrait of Saint Jerome.

Script: 
humanistic script
Language: 
Italian
Century: 
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