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

MS. Canon. Ital. 56

Summary Catalogue no.: 20108

Contents

Giusto de' Conti , La Bella Mano
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

Decoration

Good initial which imitates closely a Romanesque initial. Written by Felice Feliciano in humanistic script, fol. 53v, and probably also illuminated by him. (P&A ii. 636, pl. LXI)

History

Origin: 1465 ; Italian, Verona

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 (2 images from 35mm slides)