Description This pocket-size Book of Hours, ca. 1500, was completed in the style of the Master of the Prayerbooks and his associates. This manuscript was likely completed in Bruges, where these artists seem to have been centered. The style of illumination, which can be seen in the twelve extant miniatures, borders, historiated initials, and even drolleries, exhibits a skilled precision required of painters who were tasked with completing the illumination of books this size.
|8/25/2014||Treatment||examined for digitization; media consolidation; splits mended|
Provenance Acquired by Leo S. Olschki, Florence, 1910-1911 ; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911-1912 ; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.  His inventory number "32198" on front pastedown, "69" penciled on front pastedown, "17" penciled on back pastedown  Shipping list in Walters archives
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911 or 1912
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