The J. Paul Getty Museum

Book of Hours

Object Details

Title:

Book of Hours

Artists/Makers:

Unknown

T.D.

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Date:

1544

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold paint, and ink on uterine parchment bound between wood boards covered with dark red morocco

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig IX 20 (83.ML.116)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 14.3 × 8.1 cm (5 5/8 × 3 3/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
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Member of the House of Bourbon, English,
Source: Bookplate

by 1959

Hans P. Kraus, Sr., American, born Austria, 1907 - 1988
Source: H.P. Kraus, Catalogue 90, New York, 1959, no. 43.

until 1983

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

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The Medieval Best Seller: Illuminated Books of Hours (October 29, 2002 to January 19, 2003) (fols. 43v-44)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), October 29, 2002 to January 19, 2003
All that Glitters: Life at the Renaissance Court (August 28 to December 2, 2018) (fols. 101v-102)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 28 to December 2, 2018
Bibliography
Bibliography

von Euw, Anton, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 2 (1982), pp. 314-22.

"Manuscript Acquisitions: The Ludwig Collection." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 12, 1984, p. 295.

Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), pp. xxvi, 110, ill.