Book of Hours

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Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 1012

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+"

Description URL: http://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990113048760203941/catalog

General Information

Title: Book of Hours

Former Shelfmarks: MS Typ 1012

Material: vellum

Place of Origin: France

General Remarks:

language: French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): 515 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): 310 mm

Height of Written Area: 255 mm

Width of Written Area: 170 mm

Number of Lines: 15

Number of Columns: 1

Width of Columns: 170 mm

Line Height: 2 mm

More about the Condition:

"Our Saviour judging the world" - caption in a later hand at bottom of recto.

Current Condition

Dimensions: 19 cm

Book Decoration

Persons (Illuminators): attributed to a follower of the Master of the Munich Golden Legend (active ca. 1430-1440). A previous attribution was to the circle of the Bedford Master.

Description:

miniature of the last judgment, within a foliate border including an illuminated initial "D". 
miniature is in tempera, colored and gold inks, and gold leaf.