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Book of Hours

Date:

1480 (17th century binding)

Artist:

French (Bourges)
possibly by Jean Colombe (French, flourished 1463-1498)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean Colombe

Title

Book of Hours

Origin

France

Date

1480

Medium

Manuscript with 195 folios, 48 full-page miniatures and other decorations in tempera, gold leaf, and black, blue and red ink, with littera textualis inscriptions in Latin and French in light black ink, ruled in red ink, on parchment, bound in dark brown leather, with gold-stamped decoration along edges, on the spine, and on the upper and lower covers, paper endpapers and gilded edges

Dimensions

50 × 30 mm (image, average); 93 × 62 mm (sheet, average)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Reference Number

1915.539

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