Miscellany

Record ID: 
145174
Accession number: 
MS M.1079
Title: 
Miscellany
Created: 
Spain, 1479-1618.
Binding: 
Bound in vellum.
Credit: 
Gift of the Fellows Fund, 1988.
Description: 
212 leaves : paper, ill. ; 315 x 220 mm
Provenance: 
Juan Francisco Andrés de Uztarroz (1606-1653); John Cochran, London; Sir Thomas Phillipps (Ms. 3026); Katharine Fenwick; Thomas FitzRoy Fenwick; Alan George Fenwick; William H. Robinson, Ltd.; Robinson Trust; H.P. Kraus, New York; Sam Fogg, London.
Notes: 

Ms. miscellany; written and decorated in Spain between 1479 and 1618.
This collection was compiled in the 17th century by Juan Francisco Andrés de Uztarroz (1606-1653) to aid him in his genealogical work; most of the documents concern the Carroz family and the Count of Giumera--Cf. Books on manuscript illumination.
Texts: genealogical documents, autograph letters, together with 12 pages from two printed books, and 7 pages of colored drawings.
Decoration: seven colored drawings (fol. 6v-12v); the seven colored drawings were copied from a Beatus manuscript then in the Aragonese monastery of Montearagón--Cf. PML files.
Artist: Vincencio Juan de Lastanosa, who names himself as the copyist of the drawings on fol. 10.

Language: 
Spanish, Latin, and Greek
Classification: