Postillae litterales

Record ID: 
86380
Accession number: 
MS M.535
Title: 
Postillae litterales
Created: 
Bruges, Belgium, 1467.
Binding: 
French 19th-century maroon morocco by Belz-Niedrée (Jean-Philippe Belz); lettered: Biblia Sacra.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910.
Description: 
265 leaves (2 columns, 49 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 400 x 300 mm
Provenance: 
Owned by the marchese Gerolamo d'Adda (bookplate on front pastedown); Charles Fairfax-Murray collection (not in catalogue of manuscripts purchased from the Marchese d'Adda); T. De Marinis, (Catalogue, manuscrits et livres rares, 1908, p. V-VI, no. 10, plate V, inventory no. 5609; this number in pencil on front pastedown); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert in 1910; J. Pierpont Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. commentary on books Genesis through Kings of the Old Testament; written in Bruges, Belgium, and dated 1467 on fols. 165v and 265v.
Scribe: Johannes de Aveloos.
Decoration: 4 miniatures, 25 illuminated figures, diagrams, and tables.
Artist: Maître de la vraie cronicque descoce. Also associated with the Chroniques II Workshop, a group of approximately 10 artists identified by Jean Marden Caswell.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: