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Book of Hours

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Description Jean Pichore was one of many versatile artists who did not see the print revolution as a threat to their work as manuscript illuminators but rather embraced the opportunity to expand their skills. Pichore was an admired and highly sought-after artist whose deftness with a brush, demonstrated here, was equaled by his sense of design for the printed page.
Date Description Narrative
11/11/2014Treatmentbinding stabilized; examined for exhibition; stabilized
  • Prayers in Code: Books of Hours from Renaissance France. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2009.
  • From Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2015.
Provenance Jean Lallemant the Elder (died 1533). Acquired by Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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early 16th century (Renaissance)
ink, paint, and gold on parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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Closed H: 8 1/4 × W: 5 1/8 × D: 5/8 in. (20.9 × 13 × 1.6 cm); Open H: 8 1/4 × W: 7 15/16 × D: 4 in. (20.9 × 20.2 × 10.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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