Book of hours

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Bourges, illuminated manuscript on vellum [ Northern France (Paris), c.1470] Illustrators, Manuscript, Book Of Hours, Illustrated Manuscript, Book Art, Ancient Books, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Books

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SOTW CH3 - Leaves from two illuminated manuscript Books of Hours, on vellum [French Flanders and Delft, fifteenth century] | lot | Sotheby's Vintage, Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrated Manuscript, Book Of Hours, Book Of Kells, Gold Book, Book Art, Ancient Books

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Book of Hours, Use of Carmel, f.66v (157 x 110 mm), ca.1511, Alexander Turnbull Library in New Zealand, MSR-11 Scribe, Illuminated Manuscript, Book Of Hours, Manuscript, Illuminated Letters, Ancient Books, Illustrated Manuscript, Medieval Manuscript, Book Art

Three-quarter borders introduce each of the Hours of the Virgin from Prime to Vespers. This page introduces Vespers. The borders are of conventional early sixteenth-century floral acanthus design. The initials are graded in importance, from the opening three-line ‘D’ in blue with white tracery on a ground of gold leaf to mark the beginning of Vespers; the two-line ‘D’ for the beginning of Psalm 109 Dixit Dominus Domino meo; to the one line initials for each verse of Psalm 109 alternately in…

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Shannon Moore
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