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Book of Hours


Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/24/1974Examinationexamined for loan
4/05/1974Treatmentstabilized
2/17/1976Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • The Last Flowering: French Paintings in Illuminated Manuscripts, 1420-1530. The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. 1982-1983.
  • Splendor in Books. Grolier Club, New York; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1977-1978.
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
  • The Four Seasons. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1986.
  • The Naked and the Nude. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1986.
  • Time Sanctified: The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988.
  • Making Music in Medieval Manuscripts. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
  • Outdoor Space in Medieval Book Illumination. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1990.
  • Bookish Business: Henry Walters and Leon Gruel. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1993.
  • To Hell and Back: Medieval Images of the Afterworld. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
  • Daily Life in Medieval Books. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996.
  • Music in Manuscripts. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-1997.
  • Vive la France! French Treasures from the Middle Ages to Monet. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1999-2000.
  • Prayers in Code: Books of Hours from Renaissance France. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2009.
  • Checkmate! Medieval People at Play. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Bishop Jean II de Mauléon, ca. 1523, by commission; Gruel and Engelmann [no. 140] [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
ca. 1524 (Renaissance)
Medium
vellum covered with red morocco
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.449
Measurements
H: 6 11/16 x W: 3 15/16 in. (17 x 10 cm)
Geography
  • Tours, France (?) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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