De remediis utriusque fortunae
- De remediis utriusque fortunae
- Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
- Published / Created
- s. XV^^2 [2nd half 15th century]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on parchment of Petrarch, De remediis utriusque fortunae.
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.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Red velvet case, much worn.
On ff. 1r and 8r three quarters of the page was ruled, but left blank, presumably for miniatures.
Purchased from Stonehill's in 1953 with income from the Altschul Fund.
Script: Written by a single scribe in beautiful batarde script characterized by calligraphic flourishes (some stroked with yellow) in upper and lower margins.
308 x 218 (210 x 152) mm
ff. ii (parchment) + 177 + ii (parchment)
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 203
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Petrarca, Francesco,--1304-1374
- Subject (Topic)
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
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- Petrarch, De Remediis Utriusque Fortunae. 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 203.
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