Book of Hours

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Record ID: 
76920
Accession number: 
MS M.1003
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, perhaps in Paris or northeastern France, ca. 1465.
Binding: 
19th-century reddish-brown velvet, edges gilt and painted.
Credit: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Landon K. Thorne, Jr., 1979.
Description: 
255 leaves (1 column, 14 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 227 x 167 mm
Provenance: 
Robert Hoe, Cat. 1909, p. 106-107; his sale, New York, Anderson Auction Company, Jan. 16, 1912, no. 2470; Cortlandt F. Bishop; his sale, New York, Anderson Galleries, Apr. 25, 1938, no. 1415; Mrs. Landon K. Thorne; Mr. and Mrs. Landon K. Thorne, Jr.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Paris; written and illuminated in France, perhaps in Paris or northeastern France, ca. 1465.
Decoration: 16 large miniatures, most with border medallions; 24 calendar illustrations; full borders on most of the leaves; a missing leaf from this ms. depicting God the Father Enthroned, was in the Catalogue Handzeichnungen, C.G. Boermer in Leipzig, May 9 and 10, 1930, no. 254, from the Spitzer Collection; then sold in Kornfeld und Klipstein, Bern, Auktion 114, June 15, 1955, no. 52; its present whereabouts are unknown.
Four miniatures are missing on fols. 14r-15r, 24r-25r, 97r-98r, 217r-218r.
Artist: Master of Jacques de Luxembourg.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and French
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