Item No: mca1280431
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Tours
Rare Book Department
This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1490.
Adoration of the Magi
This miniature, which begins Sext 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.
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Lewis E 128
Jean Bourdichon, follower of - Artist