Ms. classical literature; written and illuminated in Rome, Italy, ca. 1495.
Texts: Cicero, Pro lege manilia (fols. 1-29); Pro M. Marcello ad patres conscriptos (fols. 29v-41v); Laelius sive de Amicitia (fols. 42-80); De senectute (fols. 80v-115).
Manuscript is not dated 1495 as stated in the literature; it has been dated by association with another Cicero made for the same patron, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum: Cicero, De Officiis, London, V&A, MS L.1609-1954, dated 2 November 1495.
Decoration: 4 historiated initials on 4 title pages with architectural borders.
Artist: attributed to Lauro Padovano by Ulrike Bauer-Eberhardt.
Scribe: Bartolomeo Sanvito.