Farnese Lectionary

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Lezionario Farnese; Farnese Lectionary; Towneley Lectionary; Lectionnaire Farnèse; Farnese-Lektionar; Leccionario Farnese.
CURRENT LOCATION
United States, New York City, New York Public Library, Ms. MA 91.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Lezionario Farnese: Franco Cosimo Panini Editore (Modena, 2008). Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document: the facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document; the binding corresponds to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 550 copies (400 copies with vermeil binding, 150 copies with silver binding). Commentary: Italian (by Alexander Jonathan J. G., Barker Nicholas, Calvillo Elena M., Wainwright Clive, Towneley Sir Simon). Slipcase.
Copyright photos: Illuminated Facsimiles

Farnese Lectionary

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ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Lezionario Farnese; Farnese Lectionary; Towneley Lectionary; Lectionnaire Farnèse; Farnese-Lektionar; Leccionario Farnese.
CURRENT LOCATION
United States, New York City, New York Public Library, Ms. MA 91.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Lezionario Farnese: Franco Cosimo Panini Editore (Modena, 2008). Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document: the facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document; the binding corresponds to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 550 copies (400 copies with vermeil binding, 150 copies with silver binding). Commentary: Italian (by Alexander Jonathan J. G., Barker Nicholas, Calvillo Elena M., Wainwright Clive, Towneley Sir Simon). Slipcase.
Copyright photos: Illuminated Facsimiles

FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 487 x 338 mm, 64 pp.
ORIGIN – Italy: Rome.
CHRONOLOGY – Mid 16th century.
PATRONAGE AND OWNERS – The codex was commissioned by Alessandro Farnese.
GENRE – Christianity; Liturgical books.
LANGUAGE – Latin.
SCRIPT – Rotunda.
DECORATION – 6 full-page miniatures.
ARTIST – Giulio Clovio.
STYLE – Renaissance.


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