Oct 25, 2010

Book of Hours (Use of Paris): Decorated Initial

Book of Hours (Use of Paris): Decorated Initial

c. 1420

Part of a set. See all set records

follower of Boucicaut Master

(French, Paris, active about 1410–25)

Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum

Sheet: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Bequest of Julia Morgan Marlatt 1942.169.21.b



The Guise Master-named after the book of hours he illustrated for François de Lorraine, Duke of Guise-developed his style from the more dominant Parisian workshop of the Boucicaut Master.

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