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Prières de la Messe
Paris, France (Place Created)
Tempera and gold leaf on paper bound between pasteboard covered outside in original dark blue morocco, and inside in red morocco in fanfare style
Ms. Ludwig V 8 (83.MG.83)
Leaf: 11.9 × 7.1 cm (4 11/16 × 2 13/16 in.)
Édouard Rahir, French, 1862 - 1924 [sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 7 9, 1930, no.219, to M.L. Schiff]
1930 - 1938
Mortimer Leo Schiff, American, 1877 - 1931 [sold, Sotheby's, London, March 23, 1938, lot 525, to Scheler]
Probably Lucien Scheler, French, 1902 - 1999
Hans P. Kraus, Sr., American, born Austria, 1907 - 1988
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Kraus, Hans P. Catalogue 85, New York, 1957, no. 102.
Euw, Anton von, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 1 (1979), pp. 253-56.
Nordenfalk, Carl. Review of Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig, by Anton von Euw and Joachim M. Plotzek. Kunstchronik 33, no. 2 (February 1980), p. 66.
Tenschert, Heribert. Catalogue 16, Catena Aurea (Rotthalmünster, 1984), pp. 138-40.
Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), pp. xxviii, 111, ill.
Bremer-David, Charissa, ed. Paris: Life & Luxury in the Eighteenth Century, exh. cat. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011), p. 134, no. 113 (.19v only).