Bible of Federico da Montefeltro

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Bibbia di Federico da Montefeltro; Bible of Federico da Montefeltro; Bible de Frédéric de Montefeltro; Bibel des Federico da Montefeltro; Biblia de Federico da Montefeltro.
CURRENT LOCATION
Vatican City State, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Ms. Urb. Lat. 1 and Ms. Urb. Lat. 2.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Bibbia di Federico da Montefeltro: Franco Cosimo Panini Editore (Modena, 2005). 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 might not correspond to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 500 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
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Bible of Federico da Montefeltro

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Bibbia di Federico da Montefeltro; Bible of Federico da Montefeltro; Bible de Frédéric de Montefeltro; Bibel des Federico da Montefeltro; Biblia de Federico da Montefeltro.
CURRENT LOCATION
Vatican City State, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Ms. Urb. Lat. 1 and Ms. Urb. Lat. 2.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Bibbia di Federico da Montefeltro: Franco Cosimo Panini Editore (Modena, 2005). 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 might not correspond to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 500 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
Photos courtesy of the Publisher

FEATURES – Codex (2 tomes) on parchment, 630 x 470 mm, 1108 pp.
ORIGIN – Italy: Florence.
CHRONOLOGY – 15th century: 1477-1478.
PATRONAGE AND OWNERS – The Bible was commissioned by Federico III da Montefeltro Condottiero and Duke of Urbino, through his Florentine bookseller Vespasiano da Bisticci. In 1657 the entire library of the Dukes of Urbino became part of the Vatican Apostolic Library.
GENRE – Christianity; Bibles / Gospels.
LANGUAGE – Latin.
SCRIBE – Ugo de Comminelli.
ARTIST – Francesco di Antonio del Chierico, Attavante degli Attavanti, Davide Ghirlandaio, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Francesco Rosselli, Biagio di Antonio Tucci, Bartolomeo di Giovanni, Master of the Hamilton Xenophon.
STYLE – Renaissance.


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