Book of Hours

Object Details

Title:

Book of Hours

Artist/Maker:

Master of Jacques of Luxembourg (French, active about 1460 - 1470)

Culture:

French

Place:

Flanders (or) Belgium Northern France France (Place created)

Date:

1466 to 1470

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment bound between wood boards covered with red velvet

Dimensions:

Leaf: 16.4 × 11.4 cm (6 7/16 × 4 1/2 in.)

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Bibliography

von Euw, Anton, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 2 (1982), pp. 180-95.

"Manuscript Acquisitions: The Ludwig Collection." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 12 (1984), p. 293.

Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), p. 96, ill.

Sciacca, Christine. Building the Medieval World (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum; London: The British Library, 2010), pp. 2, 12, 58, fig. 55.