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Leaf from a missal

Object Details

Title:

Leaf from a missal

Artist/Maker:

Antoine de Lonhy (French, active about 1460 - about 1490)

Culture:

French

Place:

Toulouse, France (Place Created)

Date:

about 1460

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 69 (2001.84)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 34.5 × 25 cm (13 9/16 × 9 13/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of the Emerson Family in honor of John S. Bonnell

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Provenance
Provenance
until 1838

Estate of William Young Ottley, English, 1771 - 1836 [sold, "Catalogue of the Very Beautiful Collection of Highly Finished and Illumined Miniature Paintings, Property of the Late William Young Ottley, Esq.", Sotheby's, London, May 11, 1838, lot 197.]

until 1927

Lieut. Col. Sir George Lindsay Holford, British, 1860 - 1926 (London) [sold, "The Holford Library, Part I", Sotheby's, London, July 12, 1927, lot 18, to Tancred Borenius.]

1927 -

Tancred Borenius, 1885 - 1948

early 20th century

James Hazen Hyde, American, 1876 - 1959, sold to John Sutherland Bonnell.

1992 - 2001

Reverend James G. Emerson Jr. (San Francisco) and Dr. Margaret B. Emerson, American, 1930 - 2009 (San Francisco), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Quand la Peinture était dans les Livres (October 16, 1993 to January 30, 1994) (recto)
  • Bibliothèque nationale de France (Paris), October 16, 1993 to January 30, 1994
Fouquet's Century: Transformations in French Painting, 1415-1530 (April 26 to July 10, 1994) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 26 to July 10, 1994
A Treasury of Fifteenth Century Manuscript Illumination (March 26 to June 16, 2002) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 26 to June 16, 2002
French Manuscript Illumination in the Middle Ages (January 23 to April 15, 2007) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 23 to April 15, 2007
Rare Finds: Ten Years of Collecting Manuscripts (February 12 to April 20, 2008) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 12 to April 20, 2008
Imagining Christ (May 6 to July 27, 2008) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 6 to July 27, 2008
Bibliography
Bibliography

Sotheby's, London. Catalogue of the Very Beautiful Collection of Highly Finished and Illumined Miniature Paintings, The Property of the Late William Young Ottley, Esq. May 11, 1838, p. 13, lot 197.

Sotheby's, London. The Holford Library, Part I. July 12, 1927, p. 18, lot 18, ill.

Benson, Robert H. The Holford Collection: Dorchester House. 2 vols. (Oxford: Oxford University Press; London: Humphrey Milford, 1927), vol. I, pp. xviii, 4, 23, no. 29, fig. 27.

Avril, François. "Le maître des Heures de Saluces: Antoine de Lonhy." Revue de l'Art 85 (1989), pp. 14, 17-18, 25, 31-32n31-32, fig. 23.

Avril, François, and Nicole Reynaud, eds. Les manuscrits à peintures en France 1440-1520, exh. cat. (Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, 1993), pp. 215-16, no. 118, fig. 118B, entry by François Avril.

Elsig, Frédéric. Painting in France in the 15th Century (Milan: Continents Editions, 2004), pp. 35-36, pl. 30.

Lorentz, Phillippe. "Une oeuvre retrouvée d'Antoine de Lonhy et le séjour à Toulouse du peintre bourguignon (1454-1460)." Revue de l'Art, no. 147 (2005), pp. 18, 26n61.

Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), pp. xxv, xxx, 88, ill.

Turner, Nancy K. "Cases in reconstructing the fragment: The conservation treatment of single leaves and cuttings." In Care and conservation of manuscripts 11: Proceedings of the eleventh international seminar held at the University of Copenhagen 24th-25th April 2008. Matthew James Driscoll and Ragnheiður Mósesdóttir, eds. (Denmark: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2009), pp. 235-37, fig. 161.