Constitutiones Clementinae single leaf.

Record ID: 
279912
Accession number: 
MS M.1109
Title: 
Constitutiones Clementinae single leaf.
Created: 
France, probably Avignon, 1340-1350.
Credit: 
Gift of William Asadurian, January 22, 1990.
Description: 
1 leaf (4 columns), matted : vellum, ill. ; 415 x 276 mm
Provenance: 
William Asadurian.
Notes: 

Ms. canon law leaf; written and illuminated in France, probably Avignon, 1340-1350.
Decoration: 2 illuminated initials, one in the text and one in the gloss, gold leaf laid on blue ground, on pink ground outlined in black, with acanthus leaf decoration, imitating Bolognese work. A little bearded head is sketched in light brown ink at the upper left hand corner of the illuminated text initial.
Texts: End of Book IV and beginning of Book V of Constitutiones Clementinae, in two columns surrounded by two columns of gloss.
Leaf is foliated '75' at upper right hand corner. At the lower right edge of the recto is a red '+...', probably the scribe's indication for the 4th leaf in a quire of 8.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: