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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Trogen
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Kantonsbibliothek Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
CM Ms. 5
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Book of hours from (eastern?) France
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 191 ff. · 15 x 11 cm · France · first half of the 15th century
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
The layperson who commissioned this book of hours is not known by name, but left definite personal traces on the book: he had a full page portrait miniature of himself painted on Fol. 11v, kneeling and accompanied by a coat of arms. The presence of such a prominent portrait of the benefactor indicates considerable ambition on the part of the book's commissioner, who was probably a member of the merchant class. In addition, the portrait was painted by a more talented artist than the other miniatures in the manuscript, which are made in the style of woodcuts. The book of hours could have been intended for use in eastern France. Stylistically, the work displays a provincial character. (eis)
Standard description:
Standard description
Gamper Rudolf / Weishaupt Matthias (Hrsg.), Sammlung Carl Meyer in der Kantonsbibliothek Appenzell Ausserrhoden in Trogen. Katalog der Handschriften und der Drucke bis 1600, Dietikon-Zürich 2005, S. 76-78.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-cea-0005 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-cea-0005)
Permanent link:
Permanent link
http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/cea/0005
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IIIF Manifest URL
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Trogen, Kantonsbibliothek Appenzell Ausserrhoden, CM Ms. 5: Book of hours from (eastern?) France (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/cea/0005).
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05/20/2009
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