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Bellum Gallicum; Bellum Civile; Bellum Alexrinum; Bellum Africanum; Bellum Hispaniense

Attributed to Francesco di Antonio del Chierico, and Gaius Julius Caesar, and Nicolo di Antonio di Pardo de Ricci (Nicolaus Riccius Spinosus), et alabout 1460 - 1470

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  • Title: Bellum Gallicum; Bellum Civile; Bellum Alexrinum; Bellum Africanum; Bellum Hispaniense
  • Creator: Attributed to Francesco di Antonio del Chierico, and Gaius Julius Caesar, and Nicolo di Antonio di Pardo de Ricci (Nicolaus Riccius Spinosus), et al
  • Date: about 1460 - 1470
  • Location Created: Florence, Tuscany, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: Leaf: 32.7 x 23 cm (12 7/8 x 9 1/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with parchment
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig XIII 8
  • Object Type: Manuscript
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: Ms. Ludwig XIII 8
  • Markings: Markings: Rectangular sticker on front pastedown, upper outer corner, inscribed "6169"; and upper center, a white circular sticker inscribed "182". Marked fol. 1v, coat of arms with a gold bar on a blue shield, identified as the Baglioni arms; also marked with coat of arms with a red lion rampant surrounded by eight red stars on a silver shield, related to the Simonetti of Bologna arms (identical, but with only one star). Marked fol. 2v with Baglioni arms surmounted by a ribbon inscribed with the motto "VIT HOC IAXT SENPER" (meaningless).
  • Inscription: Secondary Inscription: Inscribed front pastedown, upper outer corner below sticker, "$16,500--" (erased); inscribed center, in pencil, "3.D". Inscribed first flyleaf, upper outer corner, in pencil, "10.10w"; in another hand, "B safe". Inscribed back pastedown, collation in pencil by John S. Kebabian for H.P. Kraus, May, 1962.
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Manuscripts
  • Culture: Italian
  • Classification: Manuscripts

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