Italian Leaf from a Dogale ca. 1608
Humanist script is characterized by a conscious return to the forms of Carolingian script, round letterforms and long ascenders and descenders. In this case ascenders are clubbed. This particular manuscript displays the title in classical capitals of gold. This example of Humanist writing is italic cursive.
Dogale. Italy. June 26th, 1608. Leaf Measurement 233 x 167 mm. Text Measurement 167 x 105 mm. Text, Used for the title of an early 17th century legal document created in the Doge's Palace, Venice, Italy. In Italian. Script: Humanist.