MS. Lat. liturg. g. 4
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
14 long lines
Good miniatures, historiated and other borders, historiated and other initials. (P&A ii. 594, pl. LVI)
Three full page miniatures showing the Annunciation (fol.iiiv); David penitent (fol.97v); the Nativity (fol.143v), of which the first and third appear to be incomplete. Facing these are leaf scroll and flower borders, two with insets of animals in landscape, and historiated initials showing the Virgin and Child, king David and a priest celebrating Mass respectively; a few smaller initials in gold, blue and green, the rest red and blue with violet and red flourishes
19th cent. calf binding over boards.
Provenance and Acquisition
Arms of the Balbi family of Venice, fols. 1, foot: gules a fess per pale or and azure.
Written for a nun (feminine forms in prayers, fols. 157v, 163v, 169v, 201), perhaps a member of the Franciscan convent of St. Louis of Toulouse at Venice (St. Louis is in the confiteor, fol. 141v)
Given by George James Dew, 1931.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.