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[Patrizi’s commentary on RVF 1-90, 92-230, and 232-365 with index]


Current Location

Bibliothèque nationale de France

italien 1026
fifteenth century
Mode of exegesis
Related to Petrarch's

RVF 1-90, 92-230, and 232-365


Physical Description: Format

213x144 mm; III + 161 (unnumbered) + 220 + 62 + III2 fols.

Physical Description: Textblock

paper; cursive humanistic script; first line of each poem (underlined in red ink) followed by commentary distributed across the page beneath it.

Title Page

Comento del patricio supra supra li sonectj del | petrarcha

Internal Description

fols. Ir-IIIv: blank;
11r: title page (‘Comento del patricio supra supra li sonectj del | petrarcha’);
fols. 11v-41r: blank;
fol. 41v: bibliographical note by a later hand (‘Gloses et Commentaire sur les sonnetz de petrarq[ue] poete florentin’);
fols. 51r-151v: alphabetical index of the first lines of RVF poems (under each letter of the alphabet, poems are listed in order of appearance) (‘Tabula’);
fol. 161r-161v: blank;
fols. 1r-2r: Patrizi’s preface to his commentary (<inc> Qua[n]tu[n]que sia pocho co[n]ueniente alla eta mia ilpigliare fatigha adeclarare locculto & amoroso effecto di Francesco Petra[r]cha Poeta flore[n]tino; <exp> rimecte[n]domi sempre alla eme[n]datione di V[ostra] S[ignoria]);
fols. 2v-220r: Patrizi’s commentary on RVF 1-90, 92-230, 232-336, 350, 355, 337-349, 356-365, 351-352, 354, and 353 (<inc of commentary> Questo sonecto come uniuersalme[n]t[e] tucti c[on]sta di due quat[er]narij & de due t[er]narij; <exp of commentary> esso pia[n]ge lamo[r] di q[ue]lla ch[e] e gia mo[r]ta ma pure bench[e] lastagione di ue[r]no sia ma[n]co grata ch[e] q[ue]lla della state pure lo i[n]uita ad piangere seco della mo[r]te di q[ue]lla della quale la uita li fu tanto suaue);
fols. 220v-III2v: blank

Material Copy


Bibliothèque nationale de France

italien 1026
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Scattered marginal annotations by a different hand add some passages of Patrizi’s commentary that were missing.
According to Paolino (1999, 155), this ms. is one of the six manuscript copies of Patrizi’s commentary to RVF. The other copies are: London, British Library, Additional 15654; London, National Art Library (V&A Museum), Forster 48.D.28; Rome, Biblioteca Casanatense, ms. 50; Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, italien 1024; Florence, Biblioteca Riccardiana, Ricc. 1141. There is also another ms. containing Patrizi's commentary: Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Barb. Lat. 3937.

A microfilm (12309) was used to create this entry.


Iter, III, 311b; Marsand, I, 197-98 (n° 187); Pellegrin 1966, 174-75 (= II, 352-53)
Paolino 1999, 171-77