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Additional title: Opening of text, with miniature of Annunciation and border of miniature; initial and capitals. Coat of arms.
Felice, Matteo (fl. 1467-1493) (Artist)


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1493 (Approximate)
Place: Naples
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 130
Ownership: Made by Matteo Felice, who worked for the Kings of Aragon in Naples. Coat of arms in lower border, f. 1. Bought for Spencer, 1953.
Content: C.W. Dutschke, in the catalog for the Huntington, has noted that HM1041 and HM 1064 are psalters made by Matteo Felice which also have "tituli" before each psalm.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Note in manuscript.
Content: 18 long lines per page, ruled in very light brown ink.
Content: Parchment
Content: Eight miniatures, plus border on f. 1 composed of 13 miniatures. Borders around other miniatures have roundels.
Content: 1-line blue and gold initials with red and blue penwork. 3-line gold initials on fields of white vinestem, red, blue and green. Rubrics and titles in blue and gold. 2-line red and blue initials on gold fields. Floreate borders.
Content: Matteo Felice
Content: Each psalm is given a "titulus" (in rubric) as well as a number; for example, f. 13: "Tituli inscriptio ipsi David XV." comes before the psalm beginning "Conserva me domine quoniam speravi in te...". See photos and manuscript note.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 70b36f40-c616-012f-8149-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1467: Creator Born
  • 1493: Created
  • 1493: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Annunciation." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1493. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed61-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Annunciation." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed61-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1493). Annunciation. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed61-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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