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Missal

Object Details

Title:

Missal

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

French

Place:

Lyon, France (Place Created)

Date:

begun after 1234–completed before 1262

Medium:

Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment bound between paper boards covered with purple velvet

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig V 5 (83.MG.80)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 24.8 × 16.7 cm (9 3/4 × 6 9/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1877

Jules Janin, French, 1804 - 1874 [his sale, Hôtel Druout, Parid, February 16-24, 1877, lot 17]

by 1920 -

A. Rousset, French,

- 1960

Maurice Loncle, French, 1879 - 1966 [sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 17, 1960, no. 1, to Dr. & Mrs. Peter Ludwig.]

1960 - 1983

Dr. Peter Ludwig, German, 1925 - 1996 and Irene Ludwig, German, 1927 - 2010, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Illuminated Choir Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance 1995 (April 25 to July 9, 1995) (fols. 110v-111)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 25 to July 9, 1995
The Making of a Medieval Book (November 17, 1998 to May 30, 1999) (fols. 6v-7; fols. 154v-155)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), November 17, 1998 to May 30, 1999
The Making of a Medieval Book (2000) (August 15 to November 5, 2000) (fols. 154v-155)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 15 to November 5, 2000
The Making of a Medieval Book (May 20 to September 28, 2003) (fols. 6v-7; fols. 154v-155)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 20 to September 28, 2003
Music for the Masses: Illuminated Choir Books (August 14 to October 28, 2007) (fols. 102v-103)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 14 to October 28, 2007
The Art of Devotion in the Middle Ages (August 28, 2012 to February 5, 2013) (fols. 102v-103; fols. 108v-109)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 28, 2012 to February 5, 2013
Touching the Past: The Hand in the Medieval Book (July 7 to September 27, 2015) (fols. 104v-105)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 7 to September 27, 2015
Bibliography
Bibliography

Leroquais, L'Abbé V. Exposition de Manuscrits a Peintures du VI au XVII Siècle, exh. cat. (Lyon: Bibliothèque de la Ville de Lyon, 1920), p. 13-4, no. 11, pls. xiv, xv.

Ader, Étienne. Précieux manuscrits à peintures du XIIIe au XVIIe siècle: sale at Hôtel Drouot, Paris. June 17, 1960, no. 1.

Kühnel, Harry. Ausstellung Gotik in Österreich: Veranstaltet Von Der Stadt Krems an Der Donau 19. Mai Bis 15. Oktober 1967, Minoritenkirche Krems-Stein, Niederösterreich. (Krems an der Donau: Stadt Krems an der Donau, Kulturverwaltung, 1967), p. 156, no. 89.

Gleeson, Philip. "Dominican Liturgical Manuscripts from before 1254." Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum 42 (1972), pp. 111-18, 120, 122 125.

Euw, Anton von, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 1 (1979), pp. 240-44.

Dirks, Ansgar. "De tribus libris manu scriptis primaevae liturgiae dominicanae." Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum 49 (1979), pp. 6-7.

Nordenfalk, Carl. Review of Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig, by Anton von Euw and Joachim M. Plotzek. Kunstchronik 33, no. 2 (February 1980), pp. 64-65.

"Manuscript Acquisitions: The Ludwig Collection." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 12, 1984, p. 288.

Haller, Reverend Robert B. "Early Dominican Mass Chants: A Witness to Thirteenth Century Chant Style." Ph.D. diss. (Catholic University of America, 1986), pp. 3-28 and passim.

"Nicolaus magister." In Dizionario Biografico dei miniatori Italiani. Secoli IX XVI. Milvia Bollati, ed. (Milano: Sylvestre Bonnard, 2004), p. 827.

Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), p. 15, ill.

Harkins, Dan. Early Music Exploration: Sumer Canon Rhythm and Tonality (unpublished essay), November 24, 2013, San Pedro, CA.

Stones, Alison. Gothic Manuscripts 1260-1320. 2 vols. (London: Harvey Miller, 2013), part 1 (2013), vol. 1 pp. 34, 38, 47, 62, 65, fig. 495; vol. 2, pp. 256, 268-78, Cat. III-48, 310, 325, 394, 479; part 2 (2014), vol. 1, p. 19.