Ms. book of hours for the use of Paris (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1475.
Decoration: 12 large miniatures, 3 small miniatures, 24 calendar illustrations.
Artist: Maître François (tentatively identified with François le Barbier [or François Le Barbier] pè̀re [father], active 1455-ca. 1480; (see Mathieu Deldicque, Revue d'art, no. 183/2014-1, p. 9-18).
Thromas Kren has attributed the script to Jean Dubreuil who signed the colophon of the Hours of Jacques of Langeac in 1466 (Lyons, Bibl. municipale, MS 5154, fol. 194), a manuscript also by the Maître François; (see Thomas Kren, "Seven Illuminated Books of Hours written by the Parisian scribe Jean Dubreuil, c. 1475-1485," Reading Texts and Images, 2002, p. 158).