The Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry Prince of France. by Cloisters (Museum)

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Published by [Metropolitan Museum of Art] in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • France.

Subjects:

  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- France,
  • Books of hours

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementWith an introd. by James J. Rorimer. At the Cloisters, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
ContributionsBerry, Jean de France, duc de, 1340-1416., Rorimer, James Joseph, 1905-, Catholic Church.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND3363.B5 N48 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination[23] p., 33 facsims. (32 col.)
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6251943M
LC Control Number58014149

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Rorimer) Published: Descendants of artist-artisans, the brothers served under the Duke of Burgundy and his brother Jean, Duke of Berry, illuminating prayer books and bibles. They are best known for their Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, which is considered their masterpiece and one of the landmarks of the art of book.

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January. This is a Late Gothic illuminated manuscript page representing January in the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry.

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