Très Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry

Title:
Très Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry
Library:
Musée Condé
Language:
Latin
City:
CHANTILLY,
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 65
Alternate Names:
Très Riches Heures de Jean, duc de Berry
Origin:
Paris
Dimensions:
206 folios -- 290 x 210 mm (though leaves were probably originally a little larger)
Date Description:
1410 -- 1416 and 1485 -- 1489
Author:
By the brothers Jean, Herman, and Pol de Limbourg, under the direction of Pol; the work was completed by Jean Colombe.
Content:
Calendar -- Book of hours --
Hand:
Gothic bookhand
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Richly illustrated -- seasons, daily life, etc. (ND has access to a CD of the manuscript)
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection ND 3363 .B5 T713 1969b 5 Day Loan
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Partial reproduction -- Color --- The partial facsimile Special Collections Rare Books Oversize ND 3363 .B5 T718 2011 Non-Circulating (there is also a DVD on the ND Library network) is **very** much better!!!!
Publication Date:
1969
Place of Publication:
New York, NY, USA
Publisher:
George Braziller
Printer:
Draeger Frères, Paris, France
Notes:
Photography: Draeger Frères, Paris Other names: Jean Longnon and Raymond Cazelles (introduction); Millard Meiss (preface); Victoria Benedict (translation)
Type of Text:
Book of hours, calendar, religious