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Book of Hours (Use of Paris) – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 1420 – 1440 CE · France


Utopia, armarium codicum bibliophilorum
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Ege, Otto F. (Fragmentator)

Miniature of the Annunciation. Domine labia mea aperies.../[no image of verso]; Matins of the Hours of the Virgin. Manuscript dismembered by Otto Ege in the mid-twentieth century. Many of the text leaves used as no. 31 in his "Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts" portfolios. This miniature formerly Leaf 32 in the collection of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston University (see J. Oliver, Manuscripts Sacred and Secular (Boston: Endowment for Biblical Research, 1985), pp. 58-59, cat. 97, fig. 20). Currently in the collection of Scott Schwartz, New York City, NY, USA, acquired from Maggs Brothers. 

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