Obizzi Divine Comedy


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Obizzi Divine Comedy

ALTERNATIVE TITLES – Divina Commedia degli Obizzi – Divina Comèdia de los Obizzi – Göttliche Komödie der Obizzi.
FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 340 x 239 mm, 301 pp.
ORIGIN – Italy.
CHRONOLOGY – Second half of the 14th century.
PATRONAGE – Obizzi family (uncertain).
FORMER OWNERS – Alfonso Alvaretti.
GENRE – Literature.
CONTENTS – Dante Alighieri‘s Comedy; the Ottimo Commento by Andrea di Ser Lancia (canto I); commentary by Jacopo della Lana (other cantos).
LANGUAGE – Italian.
SCRIPT – Rotunda blackletter.
DECORATION – 100 miniatures; floral motifs decorations; colour and gold initials.
ARTIST – Michelino Molinari da Besozzo.
STYLE – Renaissance.

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Obizzi’s; Divine Comédie des Obizzi


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.
PublisherImago (Castel Guelfo, 2017).
Writing material – Special aged like-parchment paper.
Binding – White leather binding, with incised decorations.
Limited edition – 300 copies.
Commentary (Italian) – Ponchia, Chiara.

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