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

MS. Add. B. 59

Summary Catalogue no.: 30216

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniature (drawing) with framing ornament perhaps added. Fine initial (faceted capital). (P&A ii. 494, pl. XLVII)

fol. iv verso

  • Type drawing
  • Subject Frontispiece with arms of Pasquale Malipiero, doge of Venice, framed with floral ornaments, perhaps added.

History

Origin: 1457-62 ; Italian Venice

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)