In Latin (with some French), illuminated manuscript on parchment
Belgium, Brussels, c. 1460 and Lille, c. 1475
Rediscovery of a Prayer Book associating two distinct artists, with an impressive number of forty-four large miniatures (grisaille and colored), as well as five smaller miniatures.
In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment
France, Paris, c.1490
This striking Book of Hours contains miniatures by an accomplished and prolific artist named the Master of the Chronique scandaleuse after a manuscript he painted for Jean de Chabannes
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