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

MS. Montagu d. 33

Summary Catalogue no.: 25402


Petrarch , Il Canzoniere
Language(s): Italian
Petrarch , Trionfi
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated and other borders, historiated and other initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 290, pl. XXVI)

fol. 9r

  • Type initial V
  • Subject Half-figure of the author holding a book.
  • Type border, upper, left and lower margins
  • Subject Vine-stem decoration, birds. In the lower margin two putti support a medallion left blank to be filled with a coat of arms.


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Florence

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)