The J. Paul Getty Museum

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:

about 1466–1470

Medium:

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

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig IX 11 (83.ML.107)

Dimensions:

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

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Exhibitions
Exhibitions
French Illuminated Manuscripts (July 17 to October 6, 1985) (fols. 66v - 67)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 17 to October 6, 1985
Illuminated Books of Hours (July 22 to October 3, 1986) (fols. 66v - 67)
  • 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. 125v - 126)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 20, 1987 to January 3, 1988
French Illumination in the Late Middle Ages (October 15 to December 29, 1991) (fols. 125v - 126)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 15 to December 29, 1991
Manuscripts and Americans: An Exhibition in Honor of Franklin D. Murphy (July 21 to October 18, 1992) (fols. 12v - 13)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 21 to October 18, 1992
French Manuscript Illumination of the Late Middle Ages (August 3 to September 26, 1999) (fols. 125v - 126)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 3 to September 26, 1999
The Medieval Best Seller: Illuminated Books of Hours (October 29, 2002 to January 19, 2003) (fols. 66v - 67)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), October 29, 2002 to January 19, 2003
Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts (March 2 to May 16, 2010) (fols. 135v - 136)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 2 to May 16, 2010
Miracles and Martyrs: Saints in the Middle Ages (August 29, 2013 to March 2, 2014) (fols. 125v - 126; fols. 134v - 135)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 29, 2013 to March 2, 2014
Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts (January 22 to June 26, 2016) (fols. 132v - 133)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 22 to June 26, 2016
Bibliography
Bibliography

Rosenthal, Jacques, Katalog 36 (Munich, 190__), no. 227, pp. 51-52.

H.P. Kraus, Catalogue 88 (New York, 1958), no. 27.

Schnütgen-Museum Köln, Grosse Kunst des Mittelalters Aus Privatbesitz, Ausstellung 23. April Bis 6. Juni 1960.

Adolph, Rudolph. "Bericht zur Ausstellung im Suermondt-Museum, Aachen: Bibliophile Kostbarkeiten aus Privatbesitz, Aachen 1963." Aachener Kunstblätter 29 (1964), pp. 45.

F. Wormald, P.M. Giles, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge, 1966), 45, pp. 45.

Hindman, Sandra, The Case of Simon Marmion:  Attributions and Documents, Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 40 (1977), 191, n.25.

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.

Plummer, John, Clark, Gregory, The Last Flowering: French Painting in Manuscripts, 1420-1530 : from American Collections, New York: Pierpont Morgan Library; London: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Kraus, H.P. ""Cimelia: A Catalogue of Important Illuminated and Textual Manuscripts Published in Commemoration of the Sale of the Ludwig Collection". H. P. Kraus Catalogue 165 (Book Review)." The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 79, (1985): 445.

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

W. Fitzgerald, "Ocelli nominum: Names and Shelf Marks of Famous/Familiar Manuscripts (II), Medieval Studies 48 (1986), p. 406.

Sinclair, Keith V., Un livre de dévotion de Jacques de Luxembourg et l'œuvre didactique de Jean Gerson, in Romania, tome 109 n°433, 1988, pp. 104-115.

Martens, Maximiliaan P.J., The so-called "Hours of Jacques de Luxembourg"(J. Pual Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig IX 11): Problems of Patronage, Date, and Provenance, 1989.

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.

Kidd, Peter. “A Dismembered Prayerbook from the Collection of Henry Yates Thompson.” Medieval Manuscripts Provenance, Saturday 30 January, 2016.