MedievalBooksOfHours

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REMARKABLE EXAMPLE OF A PERFECTLY PRESERVED PARISIAN RENAISSANCE BOOK WITH BINDING, CLASPS, AND PICTURES ALL INTACT

REMARKABLE EXAMPLE OF A PERFECTLY PRESERVED PARISIAN RENAISSANCE BOOK WITH BINDING, CLASPS, AND PICTURES ALL INTACT

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)

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EVIDENCE OF A SPECIAL EARLY MOMENT IN PARISIAN BOOK PRODUCTION EXPRESSIVE OF NORTHERN REALISM

EVIDENCE OF A SPECIAL EARLY MOMENT IN PARISIAN BOOK PRODUCTION EXPRESSIVE OF NORTHERN REALISM

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

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OF CONSIDERABLE CHARM AND MODEST PROPORTIONS REFLECTING THE EVERYDAY PIETY PRACTICED IN A FLEMISH HOUSEHOLD

OF CONSIDERABLE CHARM AND MODEST PROPORTIONS REFLECTING THE EVERYDAY PIETY PRACTICED IN A FLEMISH HOUSEHOLD

Book of Hours (Use of Rome?)
In Latin, illuminated manuscript, on parchment
Southern Netherlands, Ghent or Bruges, c. 1480
4 full-page miniatures; 8 historiated initials

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A RICHLY ILLUMINATED SEMI-GRISAILLE BOOK OF HOURS FROM THE WORKSHOP OF WILLEM VRELANT

A RICHLY ILLUMINATED SEMI-GRISAILLE BOOK OF HOURS FROM THE WORKSHOP OF WILLEM VRELANT

Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
In Latin, illuminated manuscript, on parchment
Southern Low Countries, Bruges, c. 1450-60
11 large and 21 small miniatures by the Workshop of Willem Vrelant

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MADE FOR AN URBAN ELITE COUPLE IN ROUEN, THE CENTER SECOND ONLY TO PARIS IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE

MADE FOR AN URBAN ELITE COUPLE IN ROUEN, THE CENTER SECOND ONLY TO PARIS IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE

Book of Hours (Use of Rouen)
In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript, on parchment
France, Rouen, dated 1490
14 miniatures by the Master of the Echevinage of Rouen and his Workshop

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CLASSIC UNCOLORED PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS BY AN IMPORTANT EARLY PRINTER

CLASSIC UNCOLORED PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS BY AN IMPORTANT EARLY PRINTER

Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
In Latin and French
Paris, Simon Vostre [c. 1515; with an earlier tipped-in almanac of 1507-1527]
21 large metalcuts, 28 small metalcuts and hundreds of border metalcuts, after designs by the Master of the Très Petites Heures of Anne of Brittany, Jean Pichore, and an anonymous Master working in the style of Dürer

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MONUMENTAL WORK BY A RARE AMIENS PAINTER DIRECTLY INFLUENCED BY FLEMISH PRIMITIVES

MONUMENTAL WORK BY A RARE AMIENS PAINTER DIRECTLY INFLUENCED BY FLEMISH PRIMITIVES

Hours of Philippote de Nanterre (Use of Amiens)
Illuminated manuscript, on parchment, in Latin and French
27 miniatures by the Master of Raoul d’Ailly and a collaborator
France, Amiens, c. 1420s

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PAINTED IN SOFT SHADES OF SEMI-GRISAILLE FROM THE WORKSHOP OF THE “PRINCE OF ILLUMINATION”

PAINTED IN SOFT SHADES OF SEMI-GRISAILLE FROM THE WORKSHOP OF THE “PRINCE OF ILLUMINATION”

Book of Hours (Use of Cambrai)
In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment,
France, Valenciennes, c. 1475-1480
1 large and 14 small miniatures by the Workshop of Simon Marmion

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PRIZE-WINNING WOVEN BOOK FEATURED AT THE 1889 PARIS WORLD’S FAIR

PRIZE-WINNING WOVEN BOOK FEATURED AT THE 1889 PARIS WORLD’S FAIR

[Horae] Livre de Prières Tissé d’après les enluminures des manuscrits du XIVe au XVIe siècle
[Book of Prayers woven after illuminations in manuscripts of the fourteenth and fifteenth century]
In Latin and French, illustrated book on silk
Lyon, R. P. J. Hervier, designer; J.A. Henry, fabricator, for A. Roux, 1886-1887

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SPLENDID EXAMPLE OF A PRINTED BOOK IMITATING A MANUSCRIPT

SPLENDID EXAMPLE OF A PRINTED BOOK IMITATING A MANUSCRIPT

Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
In Latin and French, illuminated imprint on parchment
France, 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

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PRINT AND CHANGING TASTE ON THE THRESHOLD OF MODERN FRANCE

PRINT AND CHANGING TASTE ON THE THRESHOLD OF MODERN FRANCE

Printed Book of Hours (use of Rome)
In Latin and French, printed on paper
Paris, Thielman Kerver, 1556 (almanac for 1556-1563)
18 large woodcuts and 1 small woodcut

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READING THE HOURS:  A REMARKABLE EXAMPLE WITH NEARLY 50 PICTURES

READING THE HOURS: A REMARKABLE EXAMPLE WITH NEARLY 50 PICTURES

Prayer Book
In Latin (with some French), illuminated manuscript on parchment
Belgium, Brussels, c. 1460 and Lille, c. 1475
With 34 large semi-grisaille miniatures and 5 small miniatures by the Master of the Grisailles Fleurdelisées; 10 large coloured miniatures by the Master of Johannes Gielemans.

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SWEET AND ENCHANTING BY A CLOSE CONTEMPORARY OF THE PAINTER HANS MEMLING

SWEET AND ENCHANTING BY A CLOSE CONTEMPORARY OF THE PAINTER HANS MEMLING

Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
Illuminated manuscript, on parchment, in Latin and Flemish
Southern Netherlands, Bruges (Ghistelles?), c. 1460s
13 large miniatures from the Workshop of Willem Vrelant

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HUMOR AND HOME-SPUN CHARM IN AN HOURS IN THE DUTCH LANGUAGE

HUMOR AND HOME-SPUN CHARM IN AN HOURS IN THE DUTCH LANGUAGE

Book of Hours (use of Geert Grote)
In Dutch, illuminated manuscript on parchment
The Netherlands (South Holland), c. 1485-90
With 7 inserted full-page miniatures by the Assumption Master, with borders and initials by the Monkey Master

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