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Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Schaffhausen
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Stadtbibliothek
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Ministerialbibliothek, Min. 98
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Breviarium OFM (pars hiemalis)
Caption:
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Parchment · 499 ff. · 25 x 19 cm · Constance · 1459
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
The first part of a breviary intended for use by a Franciscan, perhaps a Poor Clare, was referred to as Horae canonicae in earlier literature. It was written in 1459 on high quality parchment by the well known scribe Johannes Frauenlob. The coats of arms of Constance families Schatz and Guldinast allow us to make inferences about who commissioned it. Rich book decoration includes gold-grounded initials, filigree, and margin borders. About 30 figured and illustrated initials by two stylistically distinct hands, of which the first is distinguished by particular virtuosity: «Der mit zahllosen Farbpunkten vorgenommene Farbauftrag, die heitere Rankenmalerei […] und auch das geschärfte Verständnis für Fernwirkung bei Landschaftsdarstellungen sind beinahe einzigartig für diese Zeit in der Bodenseemalerei.» (Bernd Konrad). (spe)
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Gamper Rudolf / Knoch-Mund Gaby / Stähli Marlis, Katalog der mittelalterlichen Handschriften der Ministerialbibliothek Schaffhausen, Dietikon-Zürich 1994, S. 223-226.
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Katalog der datierten Handschriften in der Schweiz in lateinischer Schrift vom Anfang des Mittelalters bis 1550, Bd. III: Die Handschriften der Bibliotheken St. Gallen-Zürich, bearbeitet von Beat Matthias von Scarpatetti, Rudolf Gamper und Marlis Stähli, Dietikon-Zürich 1991, S. 117.
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10.5076/e-codices-sbs-min0098 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-sbs-min0098)
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Schaffhausen, Stadtbibliothek, Ministerialbibliothek, Min. 98: Breviarium OFM (pars hiemalis) (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/sbs/min0098).
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Buchmalerei im Bodenseeraum, 13. bis 16. Jahrhundert, hrsg. im Auftrag des Bodenseekreises von Eva Moser; mit Beitr. von: Ellen J. Beer et al., Robert Gessler, Friedrichshafen, 1997.

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