Book of Hours, use of Tours

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Tours

Item Info

Item No: mca1280171
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Tours
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 17r
Source: Rare Book Department

This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1490.

Notes: Annunciation
Notes: This miniature, which begins Matins of the Hours of the Virgin, was painted by a follower of Jean Bourdichon, a French illuminator active in Tours at the end of the fifteenth century. Bourdichon, who was the court painter to a succession of kings of France, led one of the most prolific workshops in France at this time. The artist who painted the miniatures in this book of hours may have been one of his assistants or students.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1606325
Country: Country:France
City/Town/Township:Tours ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 197 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 128
Creator Name: Jean Bourdichon, follower of - Artist

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