[Sca-cooks] Weird query about an image

David Walddon david at vastrepast.com
Thu Jan 19 14:33:25 PST 2012

I actually had that DVD in my computer! 
It was not the image I was thinking of but it will do! 
Thanks Johnnae! 
You have my undying gratitude and a jar of my homemade saba when I see you at the culinary symposium! 



Food is life. May the plenty that graces your table truly be a VAST REPAST. 

David Walddon
david at vastrepast.com

On Jan 19, 2012, at 2:27 PM, Johnna Holloway wrote:

> Found it.
> It's in the introduction on the Octavo cd of the Library of Congress's Martino. Page 2
> "It may have come from an
> examination of the deluxe presentation manuscript of the same
> title that was made from Martino’s rough notes and dedicated to
> his employer at the time, Cardinal Ludovico Trevisan, Patriarch
> of Aquileia. This copy opens with thirteen lines of Sanvito’s ex-
> quisite capital letters followed by four lines of his cursive minus-
> cule. Two different scribes wrote the main text of the manuscript.
> An unidentified scribe wrote the first part, while Antonio Tophio
> wrote the last part. Unfortunately, this manuscript has been un-
> available for study since it was sold into private hands, so it is not
> possible to verify this supposition.4 "
> The facing page has the illumination.
> Johnnae
> On Jan 19, 2012, at 4:20 PM, David Walddon wrote:
>> I am looking for an image that I am CERTAIN I have seen in a book that I own but I can't find it!
>> Doesn't that just drive you CRAZY when it happens?!
>> The image is of the Martino Manuscript that was sold at auction by Christies in 1974 and then disappeared.
>> It is a color (IIRC) image of the front piece.
>> The manuscript was a "presentation copy" of the Martino Manuscript and it had some illumination along with the text.
>> If anyone has ANY clues can you please let me know.
>> Thanks
>> Eduardo
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