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

MS. Canon. Ital. 280

Summary Catalogue no.: 20332

Contents

Life of the Virgin and of Christ
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Miniatures (coloured drawings). A list of numbers of various kinds of figures, animals, etc., in the illustration is added. (P&A ii. 760, pl. LXXII)

History

Origin: c. 1400 ; Italian, North (?)

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 (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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (19 images from 35mm slides)