Book of Hours

Object Details

Title:

Book of Hours

Artist/Maker:

Workshop of Gerard Horenbout (Flemish, 1465 - 1541)

Culture:

Flemish

Place:

Cologne (written) Germany Ghent (illuminated; probably) Belgium (Place created)

Date:

about 1500

Medium:

Tempera colors and gold paint on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with modern white parchment

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig IX 17

Dimensions:

Leaf: 15.2 × 11.1 cm (6 × 4 3/8 in.)

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