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    Book of Hours (Use of Evreux)

    In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment

    Two hands are distinguishable for the illumination in this fine Book of Hours; the Master of the Chronique Scandaleuse and an artist active in Rouen in the early years of the sixteenth century. His fifteen full page miniatures and eight of the small miniatures are accompanied by the vibrant and diverse bordures of the Rouennais artist.

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    Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

    In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment

    This handsome, richly illuminated Book of Hours is a good example of manuscript production in the age of print. It was painted by a prolific multi-talented artist, Guillaume II Le Roy.

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