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French illuminated manuscripts: late fourteenth to early sixteenth century

Introduction Paris
14th c.
Paris
1400-1450
Paris
1500-1530
Other parts of France Further reading Index

Loire and Paris c. 1450-1500

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The Loire


Additional 37421, leaf
Leaf from the Hours of Etienne Chevalier, 195 x 150 mm, c. 1452/60, David penitent, illuminated by JEAN FOUQUET
Additional 37421, leaf



Additional 28785, ff. 42v-43
Book of Hours for the use of Nantes, 190 x 140 mm, c. 1450, Visitation, illuminated by the MASTER OF GUILLAUME JOUVENEL DES URSINS
Additional 28785, ff. 42v-43



Harley 4329, f. 130
Martin de Braga, Livre des quatre vertus, and Cicero, Livre de vieillesse and Livre de amitie, 145 x 95 mm, dated 1460, Cicero in a dispute, illuminated by the MASTER OF THE MUNICH BOCCACCIO
Harley 4329, f. 130



Additional 35254 V
Leaf from the Hours of Louis XII, 240 x 170 mm, c. 1498, Virgin of Annunciation, illuminated by JEAN BOURDICHON
Additional 35254 V



Yates Thompson 5, f. 70v
Tilliot Hours, 180 x 110, c. 1500, Dives and Lazarus, illuminated by JEAN POYER
Yates Thompson 5, f. 70v



Harley 2863, ff. 20v-21
Hours of Philippe de Commynes, 155 x 100 mm, c. 1485, Deposition, illuminated by the MASTER OF JEAN CHARPENTIER
Harley 2863, ff. 20v-21



Harley 4336 (vol. 2), f. 1v
Boethius, Consolation de la philosophie, 185 x 130, dated 1477, Philosophy describes to Boethius the nature of fortune, illuminated by JEAN COLOMBE
Harley 4336 (vol. 2), f. 1v



Harley 2969, f. 91
Hours of Guillaume de Seigne and his wife Claudine Fortier, 205 x 125 mm, c. 1508, Bathsheba receiving the message of king David, illuminated by the MASTER OF SPENCER 6
Harley 2969, f. 91

Paris



Additional 25695, f. 78
Book of Hours for the use of Paris, 190 x 145 mm, c. 1455/60, Nativity, illuminated by the MASTER OF JEAN II ROLIN
Additional 25695, f. 78



Harley 4374, f. 161
Valerius Maximus, Memorabilia, 475 x 350 mm, c. 1475, Scenes from Roman history, illuminated by FRANÇOIS
Harley 4374, f. 161



Egerton 1068, f. 31
Book of Hours for the use of Angers, 210 x 145 mm, c. 1500, Annunciation to the shepherds, illuminated in the style of the MASTER OF JACQUES DE BESANÇON
Egerton 1068, f. 31



Harley 4328, f. 410
La Vie de Jésus Christ, 145 x 95 mm, c. 1460, Resurrection, illuminated by the MASTER OF JACQUES DE LUXEMBOURG
Harley 4328, f. 410



Stowe 25, f. 112v
Book of Hours for the use of Paris, 115 x 85 mm, c. 1460, Coronation of the Virgin, illuminated by an artist related to the MASTER OF COËTIVY (Colin d’Amiens?)
Stowe 25, f. 112v



IB 40341, f. c.v. verso
Book of Hours for the use of Rome, 230 x 150 mm, printed by Philippe Pigouchet for Simon Vostre, 22 August 1498, Nativity, designs by the MASTER OF THE APOCALYPSE ROSE OF THE SAINTE-CHAPELLE (Jean d’Ypres?)
IB 40341, f. c.v. verso



Harley 4379 (vol. 1), f. 99
Jean Froissart, Chroniques (Book 4), 420 x 320 mm, c. 1470, Knights and ladies riding to London tournament, illuminated partly by the MASTER OF THE HARLEY FROISSARD
Harley 4379 (vol. 1), f. 99



Harley 4376, f. 271
Jean de Courcy, La Bouquechardière, 430 x 315 mm, c. 1460, Alexander on Fortune’s wheel and Eurydice enthroned, illuminated by the MASTER OF THE ECHEVINAGE DE ROUEN
Harley 4376, f. 271



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1400-1450
Paris
1500-1530
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