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Leaf from a Book of Hours

Object Details

Title:

Leaf from a Book of Hours

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Franco-Flemish

Place:

Northern, France; Flanders, Belgium (Place Created)

Date:

about 1480–1490

Medium:

Tempera colors and gold on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 45 (92.MS.34)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 12.4 × 9.2 cm (4 7/8 × 3 5/8 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1976

Private Collection [sold, Paris, Hotel Druout, 19 May, 1976, to H.P. Kraus]

1976

Hans P. Kraus, Sr., American, born Austria, 1907 - 1988

after 1976

Harry Bober, American, 1915 - 1988

- 1992

Ellin H. Mitchell, German / American, 1936 - 1993, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1992.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Art and Science: Joris Hoefnagel and the Representation of Nature in the Renaissance (November 3, 1992 to January 17, 1993) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), November 3, 1992 to January 17, 1993
Fouquet's Century: Transformations in French Painting, 1415-1530 (April 26 to July 10, 1994) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 26 to July 10, 1994
Art and Science: Joris Hoefnagel and the Representation of Nature in the Renaissance (October 12, 1999 to January 16, 2000) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), October 12, 1999 to January 16, 2000
Picturing the Natural World (June 17 to September 7, 2003) (recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), June 17 to September 7, 2003
Illuminated Manuscripts from Belgium and the Netherlands (August 24, 2010 to February 6, 2011) (a: recto)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 24, 2010 to February 6, 2011
Bibliography
Bibliography

Hôtel Drouot, Paris. Manuscrits du XIIeau XVIIIesiècle. May 19, 1976, lot 26.

"Acquisitions/1992." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 21 (1993), p. 112, no. 18, ill.

Pirages, Phillip J. Catalogue Forty-Nine (McMinnville: Phillip J. Pirages, Fine Books and Manuscripts, 2000), unpaginated, under lot 65.

Kren, Thomas. Illuminated Manuscripts from Belgium and the Netherlands in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010), pp. 26, 98, ill.