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Book of Hours

Object Details

Title:

Book of Hours

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France; or Le Mans, France (Place Created)

Date:

about 1400–1410

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with Renaissance brown calf

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig IX 4 (83.ML.100)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 18.9 × 13.2 cm (7 7/16 × 5 3/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1951

Kurt Arnhold, German, 1887 - 1951

by 1958

Hans P. Kraus, Sr., American, born Austria, 1907 - 1988, Fifty Mediaeval and Renaissance Manuscripts, Catalogue 88, 1958, no 26.

by 1960 - 1983

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

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Illuminated Books of Hours (July 22 to October 3, 1986) (fols. 104v - 105)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 22 to October 3, 1986
Illuminated French Manuscripts of the Later Middle Ages (October 20, 1987 to January 3, 1988) (fols. 104v - 105)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 20, 1987 to January 3, 1988
The Passion of Christ in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts (April 11 to July 5, 1992) (fols. 47v - 48)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 11 to July 5, 1992
Devotion and Desire: Views of Women in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (July 25 to October 8, 1995) (fols. 104v - 105)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 25 to October 8, 1995
The Making of a Medieval Book (November 17, 1998 to May 30, 1999) (fols. 49v - 50)
  • 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. 49v - 50)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 15 to November 5, 2000
The Medieval Best Seller: Illuminated Books of Hours (October 29, 2002 to January 19, 2003) (fols. 75v - 76)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), October 29, 2002 to January 19, 2003
The Making of a Medieval Book (2003) (May 20 to September 7, 2003) (fols. 49v - 50)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 20 to September 7, 2003
Fashion in the Middle Ages (May 31 to August 14, 2011) (fols. 104v - 105)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 31 to August 14, 2011
The Wondrous Cosmos in the Medieval World (April 30 to July 21, 2019) (fols. 49v-50)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 30 to July 21, 2019
Bibliography
Bibliography

Kraus, Hans P. Catalogue 88: Fifty Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts (New York, 1958), no. 26.

Grosse Kunst des Mittelalters aus Privatbesitz, exh. cat. (Cologne: Schnütgen Museum, 1960), no. 110.

Colloque Liège et Bourgogne au XVe siècle. Liège et Bourgogne; actes du Colloque tenu à Liège les 28, 29, et 30 octobre 1968. Bibliothèque de la Faculté de philosophie et lettres de l'Université de Liège, fasc. 203. (Paris: Les Belles lettres, 1972), no. 212.

von Euw, Anton, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 2 (1982), pp. 84-91.

"Manuscript Acquisitions: The Ludwig Collection." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 12, 1984, p. 292.

de Vry, Volker. Liborius: Brückenbauer Europas: Die mittelalterlichen Viten und Translationsberichte (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 1997), p. 305, no. 66.

Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), p. 50, ill.

Prap, Lila. Ce ne bomo brali, bo volk pojedel Rdeco kapico! Otroške knjige skozi cas in zgodovina Bralne znacke (Celje: Muzej novejše zgodovine, 2007), p. 5, ill.

Scott, Margaret. Fashion in the Middle Ages (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011), pp. 57, 61, fig. 40.