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Leaf from Book of Hours: Hours of the Virgin, Presentation in the Temple
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Leaf from Book of Hours: Hours of the Virgin, Presentation in the Temple


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Description The term "hockey" was first documented in 1363. Here, several youths play a rigorous game, wielding their curved sticks with great skill.
Exhibitions
  • Checkmate! Medieval People at Play. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Unknown owner, Italy, ca. 1546 [1]. Acquired by Leo S. Olschki, Florence [2]; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912 [3]; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] Effaced inscription, on fol. 1r, Rome; Italian entry beneath dated Nov. 1, 1546, reading, "A.Q.D.C.R. Addi pmo novembr .M.D. xlvi in Ra" [2] On front pastedown, "45" and inventory number "31457". [3] Invoice number 45, see Walters archives.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
ca. 1490
Medium
ink and pigments on parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.435.87V
Measurements
H: 5 13/16 × W: 4 1/8 in. (14.7 × 10.4 cm)
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Not On View

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