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Annunciation to the Shepherds; large initial, border design, placemarkers.

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Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Book of Hours, use of Amiens]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1475
Place Term: Paris or Tours?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 36
Topics
Shepherds
Angels
Jesus Christ -- Nativity
Flowers -- 1400-1499
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : First owners: Pierre Gaude de St. Ellier and his wife Isabelle Clabault (arms in border, f. 42v). J.A.J. Lignieres de Bommy collection (stamp f. 60). R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13888), bequeathed 1892.

Content : 1 scribe.

Content : 17 long lines ruled in very light red pencil.

Content : 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. 1-line blue and gold initials with opposing color penwork. Larger white/blue initials on gold fields. Gold and blue linefillers. Rubrics and yellow daubs as placemarkers. Border designs.

Content : 6 miniatures and 14 historiated initials.

Content : De Ricci, 1320-1. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Dr. Guest places it tentatively in Paris or Tours? De Ricci dates it to the late 15th century, Dr. Guest to 1450-1475. Notes in modern hand, f. 1.

Content : Notes on provenance in modern hand, f.1.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 4c4f3040-c5cb-012f-872c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Annunciation to the Shepherds; large initial, border design, placemarkers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1475. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e478-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Annunciation to the Shepherds; large initial, border design, placemarkers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e478-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1475). Annunciation to the Shepherds; large initial, border design, placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e478-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Annunciation to the Shepherds; large initial, border design, placemarkers.