Golden miniatures of Petrarch’s “Triumphs” in a gorgeous mid-15th century manuscript from the Workshop of Apollonio di Giovanni

Petrarca: Trionfi - Vatican Codex

Italy — Mid-15th century

Petrarca: Trionfi - Vatican Codex

Petrarca: Trionfi - Vatican Codex

Italy — Mid-15th century

  1. The poem Trionfi by Francesco Petrarca (1304–74) was one of the most popular Renaissance works

  2. 11 half-page miniatures with burnished gold backgrounds illustrate the text

  3. Two full-page portraits of Dante and Petrarch adorn the work in addition to the miniatures

Petrarca: Trionfi - Vatican Codex

Alternative Titles:
  • Francesco Petrarca. I Trionfi
  • Petrarca: Trionfi - Vatikanischer Codex
  • Triunfos de Petrarca
  • Il Trionfi di Francesco Petrarca
  • Petrarch's Triumphs
  • Les Triomphes de Petrarque
  • Petrarca: Triumphe
Francesco Petrarca. I Trionfi
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Alternative Titles
Francesco Petrarca. I Trionfi
Petrarca: Trionfi - Vatikanischer Codex
Triunfos de Petrarca
Il Trionfi di Francesco Petrarca
Petrarch's Triumphs
Les Triomphes de Petrarque
Petrarca: Triumphe
Size / Format
82 pages / 24.1 × 16.8 cm
Origin
Italy
Date
Mid-15th century
Language
Script
Calligraphic mercantesca
Illustrations
2 full-page portraits (Dante and Petrarch), 11 half-page illuminations and several historiated initials
Content
Petrarch, Triumphs; Note sulla morte di Laura; In conversione Pauli Apostuli
Artist / School

1 available facsimile edition(s) of „Petrarca: Trionfi - Vatican Codex“

Francesco Petrarca. I Trionfi
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Francesco Petrarca. I Trionfi

1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size)
Publisher
Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana - Treccani – Rome, 2018
Limited Edition
282 copies
Commentary
1 volume by Marco Cursi, Vittorio Celottoi, and Massimo Bray
Language: Italian
More Information
Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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