Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 463
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
W.H. Bond and C.U. Faye, Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962. MS cited p. 279.
A brief description. HOLLIS
Tammaro de Marinis, La Biblioteca Napoletana dei Re D’Aragona, Supplemento.Verona: Stamperia Valdonega, 1969. MS cited v. 1, pp. 275-276.
A brief description of the manuscript, listing miniatures with folio numbers. Attributes the miniatures to Matteo Felice. HOLLIS
Brucia Whitthoft, “The Hours of Isabella di Chiaromonte,” Harvard Library Bulletin 18.3 (1970), 298-307.
An extensive discussion of the manuscript and its illuminator. The author does not attempt to make an attribution, but instead suggests a link to Hispano-Flemish illumination. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
François Avril. Review of Roger S. Wieck, Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, 1350-1525, in the Houghton Library. Bulletin du Bibliophile 1977, 365-369. MS Cited p. 368. HOLLIS
Roger S. Wieck, Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, 1350–1525, in the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library, 1983. MS cited p. 135 with fig. 63 reproducing f. 65.
A brief description of the manuscript with notes on binding, provenance and bibliography. HOLLIS
Wilma Fitzgerald, “Ocelli nominum: Names and Shelf Marks of Famous/Familiar Manuscripts (I),” Medieval Studies 45 (1983), p. 239. Very brief citation in a list of well-known manuscripts. HOLLIS
Ranee Katzenstein, “A Neapolitan Book of Hours in the J. Paul Getty Museum,” The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 18 (1990), 69-98. MS cited pp. 87-90 with figs. 28, 29 and 30 reproducing ff. 13, 42v. and 87.
Attributes the miniatures to the Master of the Suffrages, and discusses the MS in comparison to a Book of Hours now at the Getty (MS Ludwig IX 12). HOLLIS
Giacomo Baroffio, Iter Liturgicum Italicum. Padova: CLEUP Editrice, 1999. MS cited p. 43.
Cited in a list of Italian liturgical manuscripts. HOLLIS.
Qingni Lin, “Female Patronage and Piety,” Picturing Prayer: The Book of Hours in the Middle Ages. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Library, 2006. MS cited no. 6 with fig. reproducing f. 87.
A discussion of the Man of Sorrows miniature. HOLLIS
Gennaro Toscanno, “Livres et lectures de deux princesses de la cour d’Aragon de Naples: Isabella de Chiaromonte et Ippolita Maria Sforza,” in Livres et lectures des femmes en Europe entre Moyen Âge et Renaissance, ed. by Anne-Marie Legaré. Pp. 295-310. Turnhout: Brepols, 2007. MS cited pp. 297-298 with figs. 3 and 4 reproducing ff. 13 and 97.
Cited in a discussion of the manuscripts commissioned by Isabella de Chiaromonte. HOLLIS
Nigel, Morgan and Stella Panayotova. Illuminated Manuscripts in Cambridge: A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges. London: Harvey Miller, 2009- . MS cited as comparable in description of catalogue, part 2, no. 315. HOLLIS