A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Add. A. 15

Summary Catalogue no.: 24745

Contents

Petrarch , Trionfi
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures (coloured drawings), border, initials. Humanistic script related to that of Jacobus de Machariis of Venice . (P&A ii. 555, pl. LII)

fol. 1v

  • Type miniature
  • Subject Nine philosophers seated in a cave; above - figures of two hermits and two monks.

fol. 2r

  • Type miniature
  • Subject Petrarch and Laura, seated between two trees by a stream.

fol. 43r

  • Type miniature
  • Subject Armoured king kneeling in prayer.

fol. 50r

  • Type miniature
  • Subject Bearded man in long robe pointing to the text.

fol. 52r

  • Type miniature
  • Subject Bearded man in long robe pointing to the text.

fol. 52v

  • Type miniature
  • Subject Two musicians playing pipes.

fol. 56r

  • Type miniature
  • Subject Bearded man in long robe pointing to the text.

History

Origin: c. 1470-1480 ; Italian, Venice

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (10 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.