Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript, on parchment
France, Paris, c. 1500
14 large miniatures and 23 small miniatures from the workshop of Jean Coene IV (=Master of the Paris Entries)
Few Books of Hours survive in their original bindings, because they were well-handled, sometimes worn out, and often customized by successive owners...
Book of Hours (Use of Paris)
In French and Latin, illuminated manuscript, on parchment
France, Paris, c. 1400-1410
15 large miniatures by the Master of the Bible Historiale MS fr. 159
This beautifully executed and unusual Parisian Book of Hours was painted at the time of the Duke of Berry...
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The substantial dimensions, wide clean borders, and rich cycle of illumination distinguish this handsome Book of Hours.