Canzionere and other texts.
Italy, 15th century.
Doeskin (perhaps 15th century); originally painted green; the ties are missing.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910.
160 leaves (1 column, 28 lines), bound : vellum and paper ; 240 x 170 mm
Initials T.N. on fol. 148; Niccolini family of Florence (stamp P.N. in a circle on first vellum leaf); sold ca. 1830 to Payne and Foss (probably catalogue, February 1830, no. 1155); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Marcocchia in 1910; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms.; written in southern Italy in the 15th century.
The first two leaves are vellum; the remainder is paper.
Scribe: attributed to a south Italian scribe.
cursive humanistic script