- Marescalcia equorum
- Ruffo, Giordano
- Published / Created
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on parchment of Giordano Ruffo, Marescalcia equorum.
Binding: 17th-18th centuries. Covered in brown leather, blind-tooled with concentric borders. Four clasp-and-catch fastenings. Modern paper pastedowns and flyleaves, the former covering an unidentified printed text in German.
Historiated initial on f. 3r, 9-line, St. George and the dragon, curling foliage, mauve, red, and green, with gold and white and yellow highlights, on gold ground, edged in black, in a loose and painterly style. 3- and 2-line initials, blue or red with elaborate red or light purple penwork respectively. Paragraph marks in red or blue. Rubrics throughout.
Obtained from Harper's by David Wagstaff; his gift to Yale in 1944.
Script: Written by Ieronimo Sandei in fere-humanistica for the introduction and rubrics, and in humanistic cursive for the text.
- ff. i + 36 + i : parchment ; 200 x 140 (146 x 85) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 161
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Ruffo, Giordano
- Subject (Topic)
Horses--Early works to 1800
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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- Giordano Ruffo, Marescalcia Equorum. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. and Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 161.
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