Christie's (Rome)

Libri e autografi (catalogue of an auction sale conducted by Christie’s, Rome, 5 December 2003) § L’officiolum di Francesco da Barberino (catalogue for lot 404 in Christie’s sale, Rome, 5 December 2003)

Rome, Christie’s, 2003
Two volumes (27 cm), 102 pp., illustrations (some in colour). 535 lots. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. ¶ Annotated copy.

Offered with L’officiolum di Francesco da Barberino (27 cm), 22 pp., colour illustrations. 1 lot (lot 404 in Christie’s sale, Rome, 5 December 2003). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - An exceptional, early fourteenth-century illuminated Book of Hours. The separate catalogue provides reproductions, a list of the miniatures and their subjects, together with other details not printed in the main catalogue. Cf. Kay Sutton, “The Lost ‘Officiolum’ of Francesco da Barberino Rediscovered” in The Burlington Magazine, volume 147 (March 2005), pp.152-164. ¶ Unmarked copy.

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Auction sale catalogues - Books - 2003
Authors/Creators
Christie's (Rome)
Auction date
20031205
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