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Book of Hours


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Description This Book of Hours was illuminated between 1460 and 1470 under the influence of Willem Vrelant in Bruges. The manuscript contains seven extant inserted full-page miniatures (eight others are now missing), and their accompanying foliate borders teem with charming grotesques, many of which are holding and reading books.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/03/2014Treatmentbinding stabilized; examined for digitization; media consolidation; splits mended
Provenance Acquired by Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1460-1470
Medium
ink and pigments on parchment bound between boards covered with velvet and gilded silver clasps
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.181
Measurements
Folio H: 3 11/16 × W: 2 5/8 in. (9.4 × 6.7 cm)
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Not On View

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