Book of Hours – FragmentParchment · 1 leaf · 1400 – 1425 CE · France · 185 x 130 (90 x 64)
Stony Brook, NY, Stony Brook University, Z109.e4
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Incipit: Te laudent angeli...
Explicit: Benedictus dominus deus israel qui visi..
Evidence of later use: stain in the margin of verso
Written in NW France (likely for the Use of Arras or Paris) in the early 15th century. Possibly identical with the Book of Hours sold at Sotheby's London on 20 December 1948, lot 415. "The Property of a Gentleman." Dismembered by Otto or Louise Ege in the late 1940s, leaves used as no. 45 in Ege's "Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts" portfolios, of which 40 were produced and 31 are known.
Record by Briana Gausland