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455942
  • Title
    Book of Hours, Northern France, late 15th century
  • Creator
  • Call number
    Safe 1/7d
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    late 15th century
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    455942
  • Physical Description
    0.04 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript, ink, gold and pigment on vellum
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    This book of hours is a standard product of a late fifteenth century French regional atelier, and may have been executed as a stock in trade product for a female customer. The first decorated page has a seventeenth century inscription of the names 'Loyse de Lange' and 'de Vilars'.
  • Scope and Content
    Text: Latin, with calendar in French. Includes calendar; gospel sequences; prayers; Hours of the Virgin; Hours of the Cross; Hours of the Holy Ghost; penitential psalms; litany; Vigils of the Dead; Obsecro te; O intemerata.
    Decoration: Includes numerous initials, panel borders and fourteen large miniatures. The subjects of the miniatures are: St John on Patmos: gospel sequences; Annunciation: matins for Hours of the Virgin; Visitation: lauds; Nativity: prime; Annunciation to the shepherds: tierce; Adoration of the Maji: sext; Presentation: none; Flight into Egypt: vespers; Coronation of the Virgin: compline; Crucifixion: Hours of the Cross; Pentecost: Hours of the Holy Ghost; David and Goliath: penitential psalms; Job on a dunghill: Vigils of the Dead; Pieta: Obsecro te.
  • Language
  • Source
    Bequeathed by David Scott Mitchell in 1907
  • Access Conditions
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  • General note

    See: Manion, Margaret and Vines, Vera. Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts in Australian Collections, 1984
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