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Country of LocationSwitzerland
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Library / CollectionBibliothèque de Genève
ShelfmarkMs. lat. 35
Manuscript TitleBook of hours
CaptionParchment · III + 184 + V ff. · 17 x 11.7 cm · Bourges, workshop of Jean Colombe · last third of the 15th century
Manuscript SummaryThis small, elegant, illuminated book of hours for the use of Rome was probably produced in the workshop of Jean Colombe, the famous book illustrator from Bourges, who was active in the last third of the 15th century. Some of the 14 miniatures that decorate the manuscript can in fact also be found in other books of hours that were illuminated by the master of Bourges, such as the cord situated in the ornate margins that frame the miniatures (Paris, BnF, n.a. lat. 3181). This motif has been interpreted in different ways, either as a sign of belonging to the Third Order of Franciscans, or as a sign of widowhood, in which case the addressee would have been a woman – but this is contradicted by the masculine forms of address in the prayers. The manuscript later became the property of Paul Petau, and in 1756 it became part of the collection of the Bibliothèque de Genève as part of the bequest of Ami Lullin.
Standard descriptionIsabelle Jeger, Catalogue des manuscrits latins 1-376, Genève 2016, pp. 186-188.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bge-lat0035 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bge-lat0035)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bge-lat0035/manifest.json
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How to quoteGenève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. lat. 35: Book of hours (https://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/lat0035).
DecorationFigurative, Full Page, Fully Painted, Gold / Silver, Initial, Line Filler, Margin, Ornamental, Text Block
Liturgica christianaBook of hours
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Voir le livre d'heures mis en vente par Oger-Blanchet (27 mai 2015, Paris): http://www.ogerblanchet.fr/html/fiche.jsp?id=5033182