De remediis utriusque fortunae

Creator:
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published/Created:
France
s. XV^^2 [2nd half 15th century]
Physical Description:
ff. ii (parchment) + 177 + ii (parchment)
308 x 218 (210 x 152) mm
Notes:
Script: Written by a single scribe in beautiful batarde script characterized by calligraphic flourishes (some stroked with yellow) in upper and lower margins.
4-line initial on f. 1r, blue with white highlights, on a gold ground, with a coat of arms (effaced) against burgundy ground with gold floral sprays; short floral border, pink and blue flowers on green stem, infilled with gold dots with black hair-spray. 6-line initials on ff. 84r and 87r green with yellow highlights, on gold ground, with a love-knot connecting E (brown with gold highlights) and N (blue) against silver ground, borders as above. 2-line initials at beginning of chapters, gold with black penwork and flourishes; 1-line initials (R for Racio, and G, S, D, M, for the other interlocutors) blue or gold, with red or black penwork.
On ff. 1r and 8r three quarters of the page was ruled, but left blank, presumably for miniatures.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Red velvet case, much worn.
Purchased from Stonehill's in 1953 with income from the Altschul Fund.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of Petrarch, De remediis utriusque fortunae.
Topics:
Conduct of life--Early works to 1800
Dialogues, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Petrarca, Francesco,--1304-1374
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 203
Orbis Record:
9795935
Orbis Barcode:
39002091595844
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1026127
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 203.
Petrarch, De Remediis Utriusque Fortunae. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2004962
PID:
digcoll:3337840

Number of Pages: 363
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