Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

(French, Paris, active 1493–1517)
(French, Paris, active c.1480–1510)
Overall: 16.7 x 10.5 x 3 cm (6 9/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
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The workshop of Guillaume le Rouge was in the Neuve Notre-Dame near Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral.


Printed books of hours were produced between 1485 and 1520. Significantly less expensive than handwritten production, printing made the popularity of books of hours soar. More than 1,775 different versions were printed during this time, allowing much customization. This hybrid version has printed text but hand-colored images and comes from Paris, a major center of book production.
Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome)


Guillaume Le Rouge, Master of the Très Petites Heures of Anne of Brittany

(French, Paris, active 1493–1517), (French, Paris, active c.1480–1510)
France, Paris

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