Leaf from a printed Book of Hours depicting the Annunciation

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Leaf from a printed Book of Hours depicting the Annunciation

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Item No: mcai320143
Title: Leaf from a printed Book of Hours depicting the Annunciation
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Leaf from an imprint of Pigouchet's Horae for Simon de Vostre in Paris.  Imprint unknown, but close to August 1498 printing. The Pigouchet imprints were printed from metal cuts, not woodcuts, on vellum. The result was a clear, concise line. The color on this leaf was added by hand.


Country: Country:France
City/Town/Township:Paris

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1500
Image Dimensions Width: 170 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 32:14
Creator Name: Pigouchet, Philippe - Artist

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