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ID: 700002319Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Vita beatae Hedwigis (manuscript (document genre); Court workshop of Duke Ludwig I of Liegnitz and Brieg, and N...; 1353; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 83.MN.126; Ms. Ludwig XI 7)
Note: 204 folios, 1 full-page miniature, 64 half-page miniatures, 1 genealogical table.
Titles:
Vita beatae Hedwigis (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Life of the Blessed Hedwig (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Ms. Ludwig XI 7 (C,U,MD,undetermined,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
manuscript (document genre) [300028569] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by conditions of production>)
book [300028051]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), information artifacts, <information artifacts by physical form>)
lives of the saints [300201063]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by form>, literature (writings), document genres for literary works, biographies (documents))

Classifications:
manuscripts (preferred)

Creation Date: 1353

Creator Display:
Court workshop of Duke Ludwig I of Liegnitz and Brieg, and Nicolaus of Prussia, scribe [preferred,JPGM]
scribe Nikolaus von Pruzie (German scribe, active ca. 1453) [500022680]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 83.MN.126; Ms. Ludwig XI 7
Other: Creation: Schlesien [7007552] Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Tempera colors, colored washes, and ink on parchment bound between wood boards covered with red-stained pigskin
tempera [300015062]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, water-base paint)
wash technique [300182748]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <painting and painting techniques>, painting techniques, <painting techniques by application method or circumstances>)
ink [300015012]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>)
parchment (animal material) [300011851]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, processed animal material)
wood board [300162666]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>, wood products)
pigskin [300011849]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, collagenous material, skin (collagenous material))

Dimensions: Leaf: 34.1 x 24.8 cm (13 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
Cultures:
Silesian (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Gothic (Medieval) [300020775] (preferred,style)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <European styles and periods>, <Medieval styles and periods>, Medieval)

General Subject:
book (preferred )
religion and mythology

Specific Subjects:
Blessed Hedwig (Silesian noblewoman, saint, 13th century) [500354880]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
hagiography (document) [300201063]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by form>, literature (writings), document genres for literary works, biographies (documents)) (AAT)

Provenance: Bequeathed to the convent of Saint Hedwig, 1369
Inscriptions: Secondary Inscription: Inscribed fol. 1v, upper center, "Iste liber ecclesie sancte Hedwigis in Brega quem dedit dux Ludowicus ad collegium ibidem" (erased). Inscribed fol. 2, upper inside corner, in pen, "113"; and upper outside corner, in pencil, "2741" [Shelfmark of the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek]; and center, in pen, "Historici Sacri / 26 / Stadtgemeinde Schlackenwerth". Inscribed fol. 2v, upper margin, in pen, "Ex libris Principessae Piccoliminia Bibliothecae Slacoverdensis Scholarum Piarum". Inscribed fol. 3, upper margin, in pen, "ecclesie Bregensis ecclesie collegiate". Inscribed fol. 70, upper margin, in pen, "ecclesie collegiate Bregensis". Inscribed fol. 148, a scribal colophon: "Explicit legenda maior et minor de Sancta Hedwigi anno Domini millesimo trecentesimo quinquagesimo tercio consumata. Comparata autem per inclitum ducem dominum Lodewicum ducem Slesie et dominum Legniczensem in honore beatae Hedwigis quondam ducisse Slesie tociusque Polonie. Scripta est aut
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Vita beatae Hedwigis........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Life of the Blessed Hedwig........ [JPGM,VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Ms. Ludwig XI 7........ [VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Subject: ....... [JPGM,VP]
Note:
English ..... [JPGM,VP]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
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