MS. Canon. Ital. 258
Summary Catalogue no.: 20310
Computistical and astrological texts
Language(s): Latin and Italian
Support: parchment, paper
Pächt and Alexander ii. 997, pl. LXXXII:
Fine miniature (drawing pricked from the verso) of the classical bronze statue of a youth found at Magdalensberg (Helenenberg) in 1502. Deriving from a drawing probably by the elder Cranach.
Good representational and other diagrams and tables.
Origin: 16th century, beginning (after 1502) ; Italian, North (?)
Provenance and Acquisition
Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805
Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817
Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (A. Mortara, Catalogo dei manoscritti italiani che sotto la denominazione di Codici Canoniciani Italici si conservano nella Biblioteca Bodleiana a Oxford, Quarto Catalogues XI, 1864). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).
Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)
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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.