xt7vmc8rct2t https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt7vmc8rct2t/data/mets.xml  Italy   books  Latin   This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Medieval Manuscripts Book of Hours 15th century Italy Visconti Milan St Augustine Tau cross Penitentials Book of Hours, Ambrosian Use (Use of Milan), circa 1412-1447 (MS Latin Kentucky VIII) text Identifier: MS LAT KY VIII Summary: Deluxe Book of Hours, owned by Filippo-Maria de' Visconti, with illuminated borders and initials. Origin:  circa 1412-1447, Milan, Lombardy, Italy Decoration: Decorated throughout with initials illuminated with red work around blue letters, or purple scroll work around gold letters. Three-line illuminated initials with modest foliation in border, five-line K for beginning of Litany (fol. 33v). Two seven-line inhabited initials with St. Augustine and David. Penwork marginal faces from ascenders and descenders appearing on fol. 82v, continuing through end of work. Provenance: Notably owned by Filippo Maria Visconti, Duke of Milan and Count of Pavia (1412-1447). Location unknown until posession by Philip Sang who donated it to the Library on August 8, 1961. [Further potential provenance marks under book plate and in light pencil on Flyleaf 1.] Notes: Missing ffol. between 75 and 76. fol. 42v: prayer for "michi servo tuo duci mediolani" [me, your servant, the duke of Milan]. Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts provides verified provenance for another of Visconti's books (Itinerario di la Gram Militia) showing a gap between the Duke's death in 1447 and the reemergence of this book in the collection of Jean-Baptiste Joseph Barrios (1785-1855). Script: Gothic Textualis Rotunda, Italian Gothic, uncrossed Tironian et Support: Vellum Binding: 16th century brown calf. Layout: Bounding lines drypoint ruled text lines ruled in graphite. Not all fols. ruled. 33 lines of KL. 16 lines of main text. Book of Hours, Ambrosian Use (Use of Milan), circa 1412-1447 (MS Latin Kentucky VIII)   2021 true xt7vmc8rct2t section xt7vmc8rct2t