Illuminated Manuscript Page: Book of Hours, Flight into Egypt


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Artifact Identification Illuminated Manuscript Page: Book of Hours, Flight into Egypt   (1949.09.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Literary Works
Artist/Maker Unknown
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 1450
Culture French

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 19.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 11.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 3 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Mammal, pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Multi-colored folio, 16.0 cm x 11.0 cm. Latin text. Illustration of Mary and infant Christ on a donkey, led by Joseph. Floral border. Back features more Latin text.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Clement, Richard W. & Friedman , John B. Research Notes: Resources for Scholars: Medieval Manuscripts in Two Illinois Libraries (70-76). The Library Quarterly. 1987. Gwara, Scott. Otto Ege's manuscripts: a study of Ege's manuscript collections, portfolios, and retail trade. De Brailes Publishing, 2013.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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