Register of the Capitouls of Toulouse
Toulouse, France, 1375-1400.
Purchased in 1927.
1 leaf (1 column, 20 and 22 lines) : vellum, ill. ; 420 x 280 mm
Sir Francis Cook Collection; Wyndham T. Cook Collection (Catalogue of the Art Collection, 1904, p. 179, no. 727); Humphrey W. Cook; his sale (London, July 7, 1925, lot 493) to Quaritch; purchased from Maggs in 1927.
Ms. single leaf from a register; written and illuminated in Toulouse, France, last quarter of the 14th century.
The Capitouls were the municipal officers of Toulouse; this page was removed from the original register that was publicly burnt at Toulouse on Aug. 10, 1793--Cf. PML files.
Decoration: 2 large miniatures, 1 historiated initial; arms of Toulouse at bas-de-page; French Gothic style.