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ID: 500115592
 
Record Type: Corporate Body
Limbourg, de, family (North Netherlandish illuminators, active 1400-1416)

Note: Flemish brothers active in France as illuminators. The three brothers, Pol, Jean, and Herman, came to Paris from Nijmegen around the beginning of the 15th century. Among their most renowned works are the illuminations of two manuscripts for Jean, Duc de Berry: the Belles Heures and the Trés Riches Heures, which are outstanding examples of the Late Gothic style.

Names:
Limbourg, de, family (preferred,V,index)
de Limbourg family (V,display)
Limbourg family (V)
Limbourg, de (U)
de Limbourg (U)
Limbourg Brothers (V)
Limburg family (V)
Limbourc (U)
Maelwael, Malouel, Manuel (U)

Nationalities:
Netherlandish (preferred)
North Netherlandish
Flemish

Roles:
artists (preferred)
illuminators

Gender: not applicable

Events:
active:   1400-1416

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member was ....  Limbourg, Herman de  
..................  (Netherlandish illuminator, active 1400-1416) [500024987]
member was ....  Limbourg, Jean de  
..................  (Netherlandish illuminator, active 1399, died 1416) [500024815]
member was ....  Limbourg, Pol de  
..................  (Netherlandish painter and illuminator, active early 15th century ) [500005726]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Corporate Bodies
 ........  Limbourg, de, family (I)

Biographies:
(North Netherlandish illuminators, active 1400-1416) ..... [VP Preferred]
(North Netherlandish illuminators) ..... [Grove Art]
(early Netherlandish illuminators, 14th-15th cs.) ..... [BHA]
(Flanders illuminators, act.1400-1416) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
de Limbourg ........ [Grove Art, VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
de Limbourg family ........ [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Limbourc ........ [Grove Art]
...................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Limbourg Brothers ........ [GRLPSC Preferred, VP]
....................................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) v. 19, p. 388
....................................  Meiss, French Painting: Limbourgs (1968)
Limbourg, de ........ [Grove Art Preferred, VP]
.........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Limbourg, de, family ........ [VP]
.......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Limbourg family ........ [BHA Preferred]
...............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Limburg family ........ [BHA]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Maelwael, Malouel, Manuel ........ [Grove Art]
...................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Art Bulletin Index, 1949-1973 (1980) 1949-1973
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) v. 19, p. 388
....................  Meiss, French Painting: Limbourgs (1968)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Wurzbach, Niederländisches Künstler-Lexikon (1974)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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