Letters to Rodolfo Pio di Savoia (Cardinal di Carpi)

Creator:
Manuzio, Paolo, 1512-1574, creator
Published/Created:
Venice
1554-1559
Materials:
paper
Notes:
6 letters on paper of various sizes. The letters are autograph, written in rapid Humanistica Cursiva, except art. 2 which is calligraphied in the same script and in which the closing formula and the signature only are autograph, and art. 3*. Most letters show traces of the red wax seal. From several leaves triangular sections have been cut off, without loss of text.
Cite as: Paolo Manuzio, Letters to Rodolfo Pio di Savoia (Cardinal di Carpi). General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
H.G. Fletcher, Paulus Manutius in Aedibus Populi Romani. The Campaign for Rome, in D.S. Zeidberg (ed.), Aldus Manutius and Renaissance Culture. Essays in Memory of Franklin D. Murphy (Florence, 1989), pp. 287-321.
Abstract:
Manusript on paper of 6 autograph letters of various sizes. The printer Paolo Manuzio (Paulus Manutius, 1512-1574), son of Aldus Manutius, wrote these letters to his benefactor Cardinal Rodolfo Pio di Savoia of Carpi (1500?-1564) in the hope of being appointed head of the Tridentine publishing house in Rome (which he indeed was 1561-1570).
Topics:
Letters
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Patronage, Ecclesiastical
Topics:
Manuzio, Paolo, 1512-1574
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 692
Orbis Record:
9645850
Orbis Barcode:
39002104687471
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10602523
Citation:
Paolo Manuzio, Letters to Rodolfo Pio di Savoia (Cardinal di Carpi). General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
9998959
PID:
digcoll:3685229

Number of Pages: 27
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