Wellcome Collection, MS.132
(Italian Bestiary / Fiore di virtue)


Produced: Mid 15th century
Current Location: Wellcome Collection, London, UK
Manuscript Type: Bestiary
Bestiary Family: Italian
Language: italian
Folios: 58
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Folio 10r


The Italian Bestiary is on folio 1r-36v and is illustrated with 83 small water-color drawings of animals. It may be incomplete.

The Fiore di virtù is on folio 36v-61v. It is not illustrated. Part of it is missing at the end.

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