Chroniques de Hainaut

Creator:
Baudouin d'Avesnes
Published/Created:
Metz
s. XIV^^in [early 14th century]
Physical Description:
372 l.
45 x 31 cm.
Notes:
Script: Written in fine gothic textura. Corrections made over erasures.
One fine historiated initial, 4-line (f. 4r): orange, pink and blue with white filigree; a king seated in conversation with three men, the figures orange, pink, and blue against a ground diapered in gold and blue with crowns in white; on a blue ground with white floral filigree framed in gold; curling vine serifs, red and green, extending into a 3/4 vine border, blue and pink, with red, blue, green and white leaves with some knots and gold cusping; large gold dots; two dogs, one with a bone, in lower margin. Two coats-of-arms in upper and lower margins. One fine calligraphic initial, 5-line, f. 197r, divided red and blue with particolored penwork, red and blue, with flourishes and a cascading column of I's, alternating red and blue and extending 3/4 length of inner margin. 4- to 2-line initials, red or blue, with blue or red penwork, dots and large flourishes, one on f. 4r with a cascading column of I's as above. 1-line initials, red or blue, with penwork, as above. Numerous crude marginal drawings in brown ink. Notes to rubricator, arts. 1 and 3.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Diced brown calf over heavy wooden boards which are possibly original.
Acquired from H. P. Kraus in 1958 by Thomas E. Marston, who gave it to Yale in 1962.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (trimmed) of Baudouin d'Avesnes (d. 1289; Lord of Beaumont and son of Margaret of Flanders), Chroniques de Hainaut. Continues to ca. 1131.
Topics:
French literature--To 1500
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Hainaut (Belgium)
Topics:
Baudouin d'Avesnes
Language:
French, Old (842-ca.1400)
Genre:
Decorated initials
Historiated initials
Manuscripts
Rubrics
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 339
Orbis Record:
9786467
Orbis Barcode:
39002104687083
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1010113
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 339.
Baudouin d'Avesnes, Chroniques de Hainaut. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
2002813
PID:
digcoll:3325227

Number of Pages: 2
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