Histoire d’amour sans paroles

Title:
Histoire d’amour sans paroles
Library:
Musée Condé
Language:
French
City:
CHANTILLY,
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 388
Alternate Names:
Das Buch der Liebenden = Histoire d’amour sans paroles -- ms. 388 du Musée Condé à Chantilly --
Origin:
Northern France
Dimensions:
15 folios -- 192 x 127 mm.
Date Description:
beginning of 16th century
Content:
sequence of 28 images (1 coat of arms, 15 scenes, 12 ornamental pages), separated by two blank pages into three chapters, recounting a love story -- a most unusual manuscript -- the ornamental pages appear to be intended to explicate the mood and content of the images --
Hand:
decorative capitals in some of the frames --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
probably imaginary and symbolic coat of arms (fol. 1r) -- 15 framed scenes -- 12 framed ornamental pages with foliate, animal and putti decoration --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection N 2059 .C5 B83 2005
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete full-size reproduction of the entire manuscript --
Publication Date:
2005
Place of Publication:
Madrid, Spain
Publisher:
Müller und Schindler -- Eikon Editores
Notes:
Commentary volume in German and French by Patricia Stirnemann and Michel Zink. Language Notes: no text, except for occasional "headings" in decorative capitals in the frames of images
Type of Text:
love story, no text, secular, vernacular