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Title:

Leaf from a Book of Hours

Maker(s):

Masters of Otto van Moerdrecht; illuminators
; production
; production

Category:

illuminated manuscript

Name(s):

leaf (manuscript); sub-category
book of hours; type of text

Date:

circa 1427 circa 1436

Period:

fifteenth century, second quarter

Description:

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 168 x 118 mm, miniature 110 x 68 mm.

DECORATION: Full-page framed miniature with three-sided floral and spraywork border on plain parchment ground: Entombment with Joseph of Arimathea, Nichodemus, St John and two women.

Production
Place (legacy):

Southern Netherlands, production, region
Bruges, place

Technique:

illumination; whole

Material(s):

parchment; support
gold; medium

Dimension(s):

height
width

Acquisition:

bought; ;

Provenance:

Sotheby’s, London, 18 June 1991, lot 33; purchased by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1991.

Associated
Person:

Sotheby's; previous owner

Exhibition(s):

The Splendours of Flanders. 1993 - 1993
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 34

Documentation:

Arnould, A.. Massing, Jean Michel. 1993. The Splendours of Flanders.Cambridge (Cambs.):
cat. no. 34

Bergen, S. van. 2007. De Meesters van Otto van Moerdrecht.
p. 250 and passim

Morgan, Nigel. Panayotova, Stella. 2009. A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges. Part One. Vol. 1: The Frankish Kingdoms, Northern Netherlands, Germany, Bohemia, Hungary, Austria; Vol. II: The Meuse Region, Southern Netherlands.London: Harvey Miller/Brepols
cat. no. 170

Bergen, S. van. Cardon, B.. Stock, Jan van der. Vanwijnsberghe, D.. 2002. De Moerdrecht-meesters Noord en Zuid. Het vangelistarium in het Koninklijk Huisarchief te Den Haag en het Vlaamse oeuvre van de Meesters van Otto van Moerdrecht.Leuven:
Source Title: 'Als Ich Can’: Liber Amicorum in Memory of Professor Dr Maurits Smeyers() : 1357-1376

pp. 1367, 1369, nn. 26, 31

Accession:

Object Number: MS 27-1991
(Manuscripts and Printed Books)
(record id: 170641; input: 2010-01-25; modified: 2017-04-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170641





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