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Shepherds on Their Way to the Nativity from a Book of Hours

A work made of manuscript cutting in paint, brush and liquid gold and lead white on parchment, laid down on paper board.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of manuscript cutting in paint, brush and liquid gold and lead white on parchment, laid down on paper board.

Date:

c. 1495

Artist:

French (Tours)
possibly follower of Jean Poyet (French, c. 1483-1497)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean Poyet

Title

Shepherds on Their Way to the Nativity from a Book of Hours

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1489–1499

Medium

Manuscript cutting in paint, brush and liquid gold and lead white on parchment, laid down on paper board

Dimensions

Parchment: 11.7 × 8.2 cm (4 5/8 × 3 1/4 in.); Board: 12.5 × 8.8 cm (4 15/16 × 3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1984.557

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