Las muy ricas horas del Duque de Berry (Selections)

Title:
Las muy ricas horas del Duque de Berry (Selections)
Library:
Musée Condé
Language:
Latin
City:
CHANTILLY,
Shelf Mark:
MS. 65
Alternate Names:
Les Très Riches Heures of the Duke of Berry (Selections) -- The Très riches heures of Jean, Duke of Berry (selections) -- Les Très riches heures du Duc de Berry -- Die Très riches heures des Jean Duc de Berry -- Le Très riches heures del duca di Berry
Origin:
probably Paris and Bourges, France
Dimensions:
206 folios -- 290 x 210 mm (though leaves were probably originally a little larger)
Date Description:
1410 -- 1416 and 1485 -- 1489
Author:
Most of the manuscript illuminations are by the brothers Jean, Herman, and Pol de Limbourg, under the direction of Pol -- Barthélemy d’Eyck may also have contributed to some of the calendar miniatures -- completed by Jean Colombe --
Content:
Book of Hours --
Hand:
Formal Gothic bookhand --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
131 miniatures, adorned with gold and silver -- decorated initials -- famous scenes for each month of the calendar -- Paradise --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize ND 3363 .B5 T718 2011 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
partial, only pages with illuminations -- full-size, color -- content of the entire manuscript is available at Notre Dame on DVD
Publication Date:
2011
Place of Publication:
Valencia, Spain
Publisher:
Patrimonio Ediciones
Notes:
Notre Dame Online Access http://eresources.library.nd.edu/databases/tresrichesheuresberry
Type of Text:
Book of hours, calendar, devotional, religious