Liber taxarum

Record ID: 
112422
Accession number: 
MS M.473
Title: 
Liber taxarum
Created: 
Rome, Italy, 1503.
Binding: 
Formerly in 18th-century Italian calf; rebound in 1954 by Marguerite Duprez Lahey in brown cape levant, blind-tooled, 18th century end papers; in brown oasis-backed box.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
208 leaves (1 column, 29 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 290 x 180 mm
Provenance: 
Arms of Pope Julius II (1443-1513; pontificate: Nov. 1, 1503-Feb. 21, 1513) and Cardinal Raffaello Riario (1451-1521; created cardinal in 1477)(or, on a chief azur a cinquefoil of the first) on fol. 22v-23; and old library number written on fol. 1; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. tax book for the Catholic Church; written and illuminated in Rome, Italy, and completed in 1503 (dated on fol. 206v).
Decoration: 1 full-page armorial decoration; 1 armorial border; 1,039 illuminated initials.

Script: 
Roman capitals and humanistic scripts
Language: 
Latin and Italian
Century: 
Classification: