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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 136

Summary Catalogue no.: 18717


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine border.

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.

Fine initials. Close to the style of Joachinus de Gigantibus . (Pächt and Alexander ii. 355, pl. XXXIII)


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 abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.