Catalan Atlas.

Record ID: 
264396
Accession number: 
MS M.1140.1-6
Title: 
Catalan Atlas.
Created: 
United States, ca. 1980-1985.
Credit: 
Bequest of Leonard Hansen in honor of William M. Voelkle, 2004.
Description: 
6 sheets, unbound: vellum, ill.; 657 x 525 mm
Provenance: 
Leonard J. Hansen (d. Sept. 20, 2003), who had it framed by Jewel Spiegel Gallery, Engelwood (NJ), in or shortly after 1985.
Notes: 

Photocopy on vellum from the facsimile of the Catalan atlas (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS Espagnol 30) published in 1841 by J. C. A. Buchon; illuminated in the United States (?), ca. 1980-1985 (probably not before 1980 for technical reasons, but before 1985 when it was framed). The 6 leaves are not currently framed; 2 are matted.
Texts: 1) (fol. 1, left part, col. a) The day of the months. 2) (fol. 1, right part) Description of the world. 3) Explanations of the diagrams.
Decoration: (fols. 1-2) miniature, diagrams, illuminated initials; (fols. 3-6) Maps.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Catalan
Classification: