Diploma, University of Padua

Record ID: 
112459
Accession number: 
MS M.557
Title: 
Diploma, University of Padua
Created: 
Padua, Italy, 1585.
Binding: 
Original gilt tooled red morocco with 4 ties.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
Description: 
7 leaves (1 column, 20 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 220 x 160 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1837-1913) from Ferdinando Ongania (Venice) in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. diploma; written and illuminated in Padua, Italy; signed by Petrus Matthaeus Corvinus (vicarius generalis) and Marcus Querengus (cancellarius) and dated Apr. 29, 1585.
Scribe: Andreas Tintus, notary public.
Decoration: decorated frontispiece with full gold scroll border simulating lace; initial V in gold; red and gold capitals.

Script: 
Roman letters
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: