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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 136

Summary Catalogue no.: 18717

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine border, initials. Close to the style of Joachinus de Gigantibus . (P&A ii. 355, pl. XXXIII)

fol. 1r

  • Type border, upper, left and lower margin
  • Subject Interlaced stems, birds, deer. At the bottom of the page two putti support a wreath with the coat of arms of the Forteguerri family of Perugia or Pistoia.

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Rome (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)