Legende et déscription de la châsse de St. Ursule par Memling à l'hôpital Saint Jean à Bruges.

Record ID: 
187077
Accession number: 
MS M.1115
Title: 
Legende et déscription de la châsse de St. Ursule par Memling à l'hôpital Saint Jean à Bruges.
Created: 
Bruges, Belgium, 1850.
Binding: 
Original 19th-century Gothic Revival binding of velvet over boards, with molded wood representation of St. Ursula and angels in a gothic latticework pattern fixed to the front cover, with a gilt manuscript title label.
Credit: 
Gift of Dr. Ingeborg Yonan-Malek, in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Morgan Library, September, 2000.
Description: 
37 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 256 x 213 mm
Provenance: 
Written and illuminated for De Man de Lennick, Chateau de Bierbais, Bruges, in 1850; Dr. Ingeborg Yonan-Malek, Carmel, California; gift of Dr. Yonan-Malek in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Morgan Library, in September, 2000.
Notes: 

Ms. gothic revival manuscript; written and illuminated in Bruges, Belgium, in 1850.
Text: this Gothic Revival manuscript celebrates Hans Memling and specifically the famous châsse he made for the relics of St. Ursula, including a description of the reliquary and an account of the saint's legend.
Decoration: 1 full-page coat of arms (De Man de Lennick), 1 title page, 1 pictorial title page, 10 full-page miniatures, 3 smaller miniatures. 11 historiated initials, 21 borders with historiated medallions, each text page decorated with illuminated borders and initials containing pictures of animals, insects, and flowers.
Scribes and artists: Ferdinand Charles François de Pape (1810-1885) and François Louis Josse de Pape (1814-1863).

Script: 
textura
Language: 
French
Century: 
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