Medici Aesop


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Medici Aesop

ALTERNATIVE TITLES – Fábulas de Esopo – Medici-Äsop.
FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 200 x 120 mm, 150 pp.
ORIGIN – Italy: Florence.
CHRONOLOGY – 15th century: 1480 ca.
PATRONAGE – Lorenzo the Magnificent (1449-1492).
FORMER OWNERS – Piero di Lorenzo de’ Medici (1471-1503).
GENRE – LiteratureMythology / Prophecies.
CONTENTS – 132 Aesop‘s fables.
SCRIBE – Demetrio Damilas.
DECORATION – 135 miniatures; 1 portrait of Aesop.
ARTIST – Francesco di Antonio del Chierico workshop; Mariano del Buono workshop.
STYLE – Renaissance.
EXTERNAL LINKS – The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Data sheet: Illuminated Facsimiles

Fiabe dell’Esopo Mediceo; d’Ésope


Full-size color reproduction of one or more fragments of the 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.
PublisherPatrimonio Ediciones (Valencia, 2011).
Limited edition – 999 copies.
Writing material – Special aged like-parchment paper.
Binding – Brown leather binding with blind embossing.
Commentary (Italian) – Labriola, Ada.

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