Livy, Decades

Record ID: 
112441
Accession number: 
MS M.476
Title: 
Livy, Decades
Created: 
Naples, Italy, end of the 15th century.
Binding: 
Original wooden boards and stamped leather.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
255 leaves (1 column, 35 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 390 x 270 mm
Provenance: 
Arms of first owner erased from title page; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Naples, Italy, at the end of the 15th century.
Decoration: illuminated frontispiece with white vine border; 10 illuminated white-vine initials.

Script: 
minuscule
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: