Durazzo Book of Hours

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Libro d’Ore Durazzo; Offiziolo Durazzo; Durazzo Book of Hours; Livre d’Heures Durazzo; Durazzo-Stundenbuch; Stundenbuch des Marcello Durazzo; Libro de Horas Durazzo.
CURRENT LOCATION
Italy, Genoa, Biblioteca Civica Berio, m.r. C.f. Arm. I.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Libro d’Ore Durazzo: 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: 980 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
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Durazzo Book of Hours

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Libro d’Ore Durazzo; Offiziolo Durazzo; Durazzo Book of Hours; Livre d’Heures Durazzo; Durazzo-Stundenbuch; Stundenbuch des Marcello Durazzo; Libro de Horas Durazzo.
CURRENT LOCATION
Italy, Genoa, Biblioteca Civica Berio, m.r. C.f. Arm. I.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Libro d’Ore Durazzo: 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: 980 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
Copyright photos: Illuminated Facsimiles, Franco Cosimo Panini Editore

FEATURES – Codex on purple parchment, 143 x 97 mm, 432 pp.
ORIGIN – Italy: maybe Venice or Parma.
CHRONOLOGY – Early 16th century.
PATRONAGE AND OWNERS – Jacopo Marmitta, Antonio Bacigalupo, Marcello Luigi Durazzo.
GENRE – Christianity; Private devotional books.
CONTENTS – Calendar and prayers.
LANGUAGE – Latin.
SCRIPT – Humanist minuscule.
SCRIBE – Pietro Antonio Sallando.
DECORATION – 6 full-page miniatures, about 200 decorated initials.
ARTIST – Francesco Marmitta.
STYLE – Renaissance.


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