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Book of Hours (Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis, cum Calendario), Folio 22r: Obsecro te [I beseech you (prayer to the Virgin)]: Virgin and Child
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Public
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Culture
French
Title
Book of Hours (Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis, cum Calendario), Folio 22r: Obsecro te [I beseech you (prayer to the Virgin)]: Virgin and Child
overall
Work Type
Illumination
Leaf (component)
Manuscript
Date
c.1470 (creation date)
Location
Creation Site: Creation: Paris (Ile-de-France, France)
Material
vellum (paper)
illumination
Period
Early Renaissance
Measurements
dimensions of leaf space: 16.2 x 11.5 cm (6.38 x 4.53 inches)
Description
Material: Vellum, 184 ff. Script: 10x5.8cm. script space; ruled throughout in single bounding lines; written in 17 lines in Gothic script in littera formata, in brown ink faded from black with red rubrications; some sections written in smaller scale script of same style. Decoration: Thirteen large miniatures are set within a maroon and gold frame and surrounded by a delicate floriate border. Accompanying each large miniature on the same page is a floriate initial. In addition there are eighteen small miniatures which adorn each of the secondary sections of the manuscript. Accompanying each small miniature is a one-sided floriate border. There are additional numerous small illuminated initials of blue, red, and gold with details in white. Binding is red velvet with brass frame and clasp. Provenance: Owned by Francois de Savigni; Joseph Cooke Collection, Providence (his sale, New York, 1883, II n. 1568), bequeathed to Trinity College. References: DeRicci, Seymour. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. Vol. I.
Repository
Trinity College, Watkinson Library (Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
Accession Number
MS.6
ID Number
533983
Source
Trinity College Library Visual Resources Collection
Vendor: Trinity College Watkinson Library
Rights
This digital collection and its contents are made available by Trinity College Library for limited non-commercial, educational and personal use only. For other uses, or for additional information regarding the collection, contact the staff of Watkinson Library (www.watkinsonlibrary.org).
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