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Marquette Bible, 3 vols.
Lille (probably), France (Place created)
Tempera colors, black ink, and gold leaf on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with reddish brown pigskin
The manuscript's large scale allowed the assembled monks or nuns to appreciate from afar the richness of its decorative scheme.
In the 1400s, the Bible belonged to the
Exhibition of Illuminated Manuscripts (1908) (nos. 109-111; vol. 1, fol. 10v-11; vol. 2, fols. 180v-181; vol. 3, fols. 238v-239)
- Burlington Fine Arts Club (London), 1908
Weltkunst aus Privatbesitz (May 18 to August 4, 1968) (no. D 61; vol. 1, fols. 10v-11; 2 other vols. not known)
- Kunsthalle Köln, (Cologne), May 18 to August 4, 1968
The Making of a Medieval Book (November 17, 1998 to May 30, 1999) (no. D 61; vol. 1, fols. 10v-11; 2 other vols. not known)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), November 17, 1998 to May 30, 1999
Touching the Past: The Hand in the Medieval Book (July 7 to September 27, 2015) (vol. 2)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), July 7 to September 27, 2015