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Leaf from a Book of Hours

Object Details

Title:

Leaf from a Book of Hours

Artist/Maker:

Master of Morgan 366 (French, active 1470s)

Culture:

French

Place:

Tours, France (Place Created)

Date:

early 1470s

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold paint, and ink

Object Number:

Ms. 21 (86.ML.537)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 17 × 11.6 cm (6 11/16 × 4 9/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1935

probably Edward Evans, 1789 - 1835

- 1984

Private Collection [sold, Autograph Letters, Historical Documents & Illuminated Manuscripts Part II, Philipps, Son & Neale, London, Septemeber 20, 1984, lot 620.]

1984 - 1986

Sam Fogg Rare Books & Manuscripts, English, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1986.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Illuminated French Manuscripts of the Later Middle Ages (October 20, 1987 to January 3, 1988) (verso)
  • 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) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 15 to December 29, 1991
Fouquet's Century: Transformations in French Painting, 1415-1530 (April 26 to July 10, 1994) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 26 to July 10, 1994
Bibliography
Bibliography

Phillips, Son & Neale, London. Autograph Letters, Historical Documents & Illuminated Manuscripts, Part II. September 20, 1984, p. 54, lot 620, pl. 625.

"Acquisitions/1986." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 15 (1987), p. 170, no. 29, ill.

Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), pp. xxiii, 97, ill.