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ID: 700002326Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Il Fior di Battaglia (illuminated manuscript; Unknown Italian illuminator; Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Prem...; around 1410; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 83.MR.183; Ms. Ludwig XV 13)
Note: 47 folios + 2 flyleaves, 307 pen drawings, 1 decorated border, 2 decorated initials. This manuscript by the greatest fencing-master of the late 1300s, Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco, instructs the reader in the intricacies of combat. Lively illustrations of charging horses and armored knights accompany the text.
Titles:
Il Fior di Battaglia (preferred,C,U,Italian,U,U,English,U,U)
The Flower of Battle (C,U,DE,English-P,U,U)
Ms. Ludwig XV 13 (C,U,MD,undetermined,U,U)
Catalog Level: volume
Work Types:
illuminated manuscript [300265483] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name), Information Forms (hierarchy name), information forms (objects), document genres, <documents by conditions of production>, manuscripts (documents))
manual (instructional material) [300026395]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name), Information Forms (hierarchy name), information forms (objects), document genres, <documents by function>, instructional materials)
book [300028051]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name), Information Forms (hierarchy name), information forms (objects), information artifacts, <information artifacts by physical form>)

Classifications:
manuscripts (preferred)

Creation Date: around 1410

Creator Display:
Unknown Italian illuminator; Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco, author [preferred,JPGM]
author Term Not Found [500074673]
illuminator unknown Italian (Italian cultural designation) [500125250]
patron Nicolò III d’Este (Italian condottiere, marquis, 1383-1441) [500356991]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 83.MR.183; Ms. Ludwig XV 13
Other: Creation: Venezia [7003006] Veneto (region (administrative division)), Italy (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Other: Creation: Padova [7002994] Veneto (region (administrative division)), Italy (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with light brown calf
tempera [300015062]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, water-base paint)
gold leaf [300264831]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, metal, <metal by form>, leaf (metal))
silver leaf [300265199]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, metal, <metal by form>, leaf (metal))
ink [300015012]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>)
parchment (animal material) [300011851]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, processed animal material)
pasteboard (paper) [300162474]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber products>, fiber products, paper (fiber product), <paper by form>)
calf (leather) [300227525]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, processed animal material, leather, <leather by origin>)

Dimensions: Closed: 29 x 21.9 x 2.5 cm (11 7/16 x 8 5/8 x 1 in.)
Cultures:
Italian (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Renaissance [300021140] (preferred,style)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name), <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <Renaissance-Baroque styles and periods>)

General Subject:
didactic and propaganda (preferred )
military

Specific Subjects:
Il Fior di Battaglia [1000938]
.....((Named written and performed works, Literature and Performing Arts)) (ICON)
fencing (martial art activity) [300379753]
.....(Activities Facet, Physical and Mental Activities (hierarchy name), physical activities, <physical activities by specific context>, <public and interactive activities>, martial arts) (AAT)
horses (species) [300250148]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Perissodactyla (order), Equidae (family), Equus (genus)) (AAT)
combat [300379752]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (hierarchy name), events (activities), armed conflicts) (AAT)
knights (landholders) [300230874]
.....(Agents Facet, People (hierarchy name), people (agents), <people by state or condition>, landholders) (AAT)
Italian (language) [300388474]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name), language-related concepts, <languages and writing systems>, <languages and writing systems by specific type>) (AAT)

Inscriptions: Secondary Inscription: Inscribed upper cover pastedown, upper outside corner, in pencil, "56". Inscribed front flyleaf, recto, upper outside corner, in pencil, "Payne"; center of page, Phillipps stencil, with the number "4204". Inscribed fol. 47v, in an eighteenth-century(?) hand, in pen, "Carte n� 49". Inscribed lower cover pastedown, outer lower corner, in pencil, "P1001 / UZZ42".
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Works
Sources and Contributors:
Il Fior di Battaglia........ [JPGM,VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
The Flower of Battle........ [JPGM,VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Ms. Ludwig XV 13........ [VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Subject: ....... [JPGM,VP]
Note:
English ..... [JPGM,VP]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
..... J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
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