In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchmentFrance, Paris, c. 1470-1480
18 arch-topped miniatures and 1 smaller miniature by an artist in the circle of Master François
This is such an interesting example of a Book of Hours. Its fine and extensive illuminations by a notable Parisian workshop make it a good choice for an art-loving bibliophile.
In Latin and French, illuminated imprint on parchmentFrance, Paris, c. 1526 [almanac 1526-1541]
17 large, 10 small and 16 medallions after designs by Jean Pichore, likely hand-colored in the Parisian workshop of Germain Hardouyn
Elegant printed Book of Hours which contains large engravings from the in-octavo series designed by members of the Parisian workshop of Jean Pichore for Guillaume Eustace circa 1508...
In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchmentwith five large miniatures by the Master of Walters 269France, Reims, c. 1450
This previously unpublished, diminutive Book of Hours fits securely in a coherent group of manuscripts attributed to the Master of Walters 269, an artist (or workshop) active in the western Champagne probably in and around Reims.
Take a closer look at what’s in a Book of Hours, the most important text of the late Middle Ages!
Christopher DE HAMEL
Anyone who has ever handled medieval manuscripts comes away with a sense of how they bring the past alive...
We are pleased to announce a new update with our latest acquisitions, including a manuscript by the Workshop of the Master François