Llangattock Breviary

Dublin Core

Identifier

BB_Llang_0001-0103
(as of 04 Feb 2020)

Coverage

Disbursed worldwide

Source

Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., Valuable and Printed Books from the Libraries of Captain Bertram Currie, the late 2nd Baron Llangattock (sold by Order of the Trustees, and were formerly at The Hendre, Monmouth), the late Seamus O'Sullivan and others, also Fine Illuminated Manuscripts from the Libraries of the late 2nd Baron Llangattock and others, at their great Rooms, 8 King Street, St. James, London, S.W.1, on Monday December 8, 1958 at eleven o'clock precisely.

Title

Llangattock Breviary

Table Of Contents

Breviary: Calendar, Temporale, Psalter, Sanctorale, Common of Saints, Auxiliary Texts

Format

Single leaves, parchment, illuminated, 275 x 200 mm

Description

Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.
Illuminated and inhabited initials, vertical bar extensions terminating in floral and foliate forms; filigree borders with floral and foliate forms in the outer margin, some versos reveal catch words arranged within the border of the base de page. No leave with miniatures or calendar pages yet found.

Creator

Giorgio d'Alemagna (active 1441-1479) and others

Publisher

Ferrara, Italy

Language

Latin

Date

1441-1448

Provenance

Leonello d'Este (1407-1450), Duke of Modena and Marchese of Ferrara, patron; John Alan Rolls, 1st Baron Llangattock (1870 – 1916), former owner; Christie's, December 8, 1958, Lot # 190, page 32: [misidentified as] Missal (Use of Rome), Italian manuscript on vellum, 512 leaves.

Type

Text: Breviary (book for the Divine Office)

Alternative Title

Breviary of Leonello d'Este

Contributor

Debra Taylor Cashion, PhD, MLIS

References

Federica Toniolo, Il lungo viaggio del Breviario di Lionello d'Este tra le due sponde dell'Atlantico, in Medioevo: arte e storia (Atti del Convegno internazionale di studi, Parma, 18-22 settembre 2007), ed. A. C. Quintavalle, Università di Parma e Mondatori (Milan: Electa, 2008) (I convegni di Parma, 10), 564-577.

Collection Items

4th Sunday in Advent, Matins-Second Vespers
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Christmas Day, Lauds-Second Vespers; <br /><br />
Feast of St. Stephen (Dec 26), First Vespers
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Feast of the Holy Innocents (Dec 28), Matins, Lesson 4-9, Lauds
Script: Gothic texualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Second Sunday after Epiphany, Matins, Lessons 3-7
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Quinquagesima Sunday, Matins, Lessons 5-9
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Quadragesima (Lent), Week 2, Feria 5-6
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Quadragisima (Lent), Fourth Saturday, Lesson 2 - Sunday, Matins, Lesson 1-?
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Friday after Easter, Lessons 2-3; White Saturday (Sat. after Easter), Lessons 1-3
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

4th Sunday after Easter, Matins, Lessons 3-7
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Pentecost, First Vespers-Matins, Lesson 3
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Feast of Corpus Christi, Sunday, Matins, Lessons 3-6; Monday, Lessons 1-3
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Octave of Corpus Christi, Friday, Lesson 3 to Monday, Lesson 2
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Octave of Corpus Christi, Tuesday, Lessons 3-6; Wednesday, Lessons 1-3
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Week after 4th Sunday September (Judith)-5th Sunday September (Esther), Lessons 1-2
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines. Decoration, recto: 1 five-line inhabited initial with a bearded prophet, two vertical bar extensions terminating in floral and foliate forms; verso: 1 five-line inhabited initial with a…

Ferial Office, Mondays
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.

Office of the Virgin, Litany
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.
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