Book of Hours

Object Details

Title:

Book of Hours

Artist/Maker:

Master of the Harvard Hannibal (French, active Paris, France, 1415 - about 1430)
Workshop of Master of the Harvard Hannibal (French, active Paris, France, 1415 - about 1430)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place created)

Date:

about 1420–1430

Medium:

Tempera, gold paint, gold leaf, and silver paint on parchment bound between wood boards covered with pigskin

Object Number:

Ms. 19

Dimensions:

Leaf: 17.9 × 13 cm (7 1/16 × 5 1/8 in.)

See more

See less

Related Works
Exhibitions
Illuminated Books of Hours (July 22 to October 3, 1986) (fols. 44v - 45)
  • 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. 44v - 45)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 20, 1987 to January 3, 1988
The International Gothic Style (January 17 to April 1, 1989) (fols. 72v - 73)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), January 17 to April 1, 1989
Illuminated Devotional Manuscripts (October 16 to December 30, 1990) (fols. 162v - 163)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 16 to December 30, 1990
French Illumination in the Late Middle Ages (October 15 to December 29, 1991) (fols. 44v - 45)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 15 to December 29, 1991
The International Style: Courtly Art Around the Year 1400 (October 24, 1994 to January 8, 1995) (fols. 44v - 45)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 24, 1994 to January 8, 1995
French Manuscript Illumination of the Late Middle Ages (August 3 to September 26, 1999) (fols. 44v - 45)
  • 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. 54v - 55)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), October 29, 2002 to January 19, 2003
The Art of Devotion in the Middle Ages (August 28, 2012 to February 5, 2013) (fols. 66v - 67; fols. 49v - 50)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 28, 2012 to February 5, 2013
Things Unseen: Vision, Belief, and Experience in Medieval Manuscripts (July 12 to September 25, 2016) (fols. 112v - 113)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 12 to September 25, 2016
Bibliography

"Acquisitions/1986." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 15 (1987), p. 168, no. 27, ill.

Touwaide, Alain. "Visions du monde médiéval à travers les manuscrits enluminées du J. P. Getty Museum (Malibu)." Scriptorium 45, no. 1 (1991), pp. 298-302.

Randall, Lilian M. C., Christopher Clarkson, and Jeanne Krochalis. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Walters Art Gallery. Vol. 2, France, 1420-1540 (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press in association with the Walters Art Gallery, 1992), pt. 1, p. 16, under no. 103.

Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), p. 76, ill.

Clark, Gregory T. Art in a Time of War (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 2016), pp. 6, no. 5, 377, 381.

Clark, Gregory T.  Art in a Time of War: The Master of Morgan 453 and Manuscript Illumination in Paris during the English Occupation (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 2016), pp. 6, 289, ill. 5.