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

MS. Bodl. 717

Summary Catalogue no.: 2631


Jerome, Commentary on Isaiah
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures by Hugo 'pictor' with his self-portrait, fol. 287v. Fine historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 441, pl. XXXVI)


Origin: 11th century, end ; French, Jumièges

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: ": Liber Ecclesie Exoniensis de communibus" (s. xiv); cf. fol. vi verso. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Dean and chapter of Exeter, 1602. (MLGB3)

(fol. 287v) Miniature of "Hugo pictor". Facsimiles in N.P.S. 2. 190--192. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (43 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.