|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionSchweizerisches Nationalmuseum
Manuscript TitleCommission of Cristoforo Duodo, procurator of San Marco de ultra
CaptionParchment and paper · 2 ff. · 26.8 x 18.3 cm · Venice · about 1491
Manuscript SummaryFragment of an official document from the Republic of Venice; it contains an illuminated page and a part of the index of the “commissione” of Cristoforo Duodo, procurator of San Marco de ultra from 1491 until 1496. After the doge, the procurators held the highest office in the Serenissima; upon their election, they had capitularies drawn up, usually illuminated, containing their oath and the list of their “commissione,” i.e., of the specific tasks to which they committed themselves by their oath. This fragment follows 21 commissions of Venetian procurators from the 15th century; it is distinguished from the others by its illumination, which is attributed to a high-level Venetian master trained in the circle of Leonardo Bellini, and also by the rare depiction of the patron saint of not only the procurator, but also his wife.
Standard descriptionDescrizione di Lorena Dal Poz, Venezia, 2016.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-snm-LM025893 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-snm-LM025893)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/snm-LM025893/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteZürich, Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum, LM 25893: Commission of Cristoforo Duodo, procurator of San Marco de ultra (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/snm/LM025893).
DecorationFigurative, Full Page, Fully Painted, Gold / Silver, Initial, Ornamental, Penwork
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