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Prières de la Messe

Object Details

Title:

Prières de la Messe

Artists/Makers:

Jean Pierre Rousselet (French, active about 1677 - 1736)

Jean Pierre Rousselet (French, active about 1677 - 1736)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Date:

about 1720–1730

Medium:

Tempera and gold leaf on paper bound between pasteboard covered outside in original dark blue morocco, and inside in red morocco in fanfare style

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig V 8 (83.MG.83)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 11.9 × 7.1 cm (4 11/16 × 2 13/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1930

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]

1938 -

Probably Lucien Scheler, French, 1902 - 1999

-

Hans P. Kraus, Sr., American, born Austria, 1907 - 1988

- 1983

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

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
French Illuminated Manuscripts (July 17 to October 6, 1985) (fols. 2v-3)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 17 to October 6, 1985
Manuscripts and Americans: An Exhibition in Honor of Franklin D. Murphy (July 21 to October 18, 1992) (fols. 2v-3)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 21 to October 18, 1992
Ten Centuries of French Illumination (April 23 to July 7, 1996) (fols. 2v-3)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 23 to July 7, 1996
Paris: Life & Luxury (April 26, 2011 to January 2, 2012) (fols. 2v-3; fols. 19v-20)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 26 to August 7, 2011
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, September 18, 2011 to January 2, 2012
Blurring the Line: Manuscripts in the Age of Print (August 6 to October 27, 2019) (fols. 19v-20)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 6 to October 27, 2019
Transcending Time: The Medieval Book of Hours (August 31, 2021 to February 20, 2022) (fol. 1; fols. 19v-20)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 31, 2021 to February 20, 2022
Bibliography
Bibliography

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.

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

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).