Description & Technical information
Homespun realism characterizes this Book of Hours from the southern Netherlands. Painted by three artists, the manuscript is in fine condition with full-page pictures with generous margins and full-page pictures introducing the main textual sections. A Dutch-influenced artist painted one miniature and a historiated initial. A Flemish artist contributed the other full-page pictures. And, the animated and charming historiated initials are by a third hand.
Period: 1400-1600, 15th century
Origin: Flemish, Ghent, Bruges, Southern Netherlands
Categories: Illuminated Manuscripts & Medieval Works of Art
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