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Book of Hours
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Book of Hours


Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/15/1986Treatmentstabilized
Exhibitions
  • Time Sanctified: The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988.
  • Medieval Matters: Illuminated Manuscripts from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, and The Library of Mr. Harry A. Walton. Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar. 1997.
  • Das Jahrtausend der Mönche: Kloster Welt Werden 799-1803. Ruhrlandmuseum Essen, Essen. 1999.
Provenance Completed for use of Amiens & Soissons, ca. 1300-1325, first owner female (fols. 14r & 166r); record of gift on fol. 1r, 17th century: 'De Don que m'a fait Monsieur De Rohan En 1645. Du Mesnil.'; black stamp formed of 2 interlaced Cs surmounted by count's crown, ca. 1700; 'M. 392. Ex Bibliotheca ultimi abbatis in Werden [St. Ludger] Beda Savels [d. 1828] emptus liber pretio...[figure erased] Thal. Boruss.', front pastedown; sold by Coels van der Bruggen, Cologne, 1858 to Justiz-Rath Barnheim of Insterburg; his sale Berlin, Auctions-Lokale, 8th May 1873, no. 28; Léon Gruel, Paris, Gruel and Engelmann bookplate inscribed 'No. 14'; collection of Leon Gruel, 1905, no. 6.; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1895-1931 (1905?), by purchase from Gruel.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creators
Period
19th/20th century
Medium
parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.38
Measurements
Overall: 4 5/8 x 3 3/16 in. (11.8 x 8.1 cm)
Geographies
  • France, Paris (Place of Binding)
  • northeastern (Place of Binding)
  • France (Place of Binding)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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