Part of a set. See all set records
Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellum
Each leaf: 11.2 x 6.4 cm (4 7/16 x 2 1/2 in.)
The Jeanne Miles Blackburn Collection 2003.174
The 1520s Hours Workshop produced "jewel-like" luxury books of hours for a wealthy and royal clientele. Until recently the workshop was believed to be in Tours on the Loire. However, recent evidence points to Paris as the site of the workshop’s activity under the direction of Antwerp-born miniaturist Noël Bellemare. The palette is characterized by fuschia pinks and bright acid greens-both unusual in French manuscript painting of the period. The miniatures are either framed with illusionistic borders in the Flemish style or enclosed within "Fontainebleau"-style architectural frames.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email email@example.com.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.