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Colombe, Jean (fl. 1463-1498) (Illuminator)

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Prayer Book (Troyes Use)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1480 (Approximate)
Place: probably Bourges, France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 51
Ownership: Thorpe catalog. A.A. Smets of Savannah. R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.
Content: 21 long lines, ruled in red, catchwords occasionally visible.
Content: 54 small miniatures.
Content: De Ricci, 1323. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Dr. Guest places this manuscript in France or Flanders, and dates it to the late 15th century. De Ricci dates it to ca. 1500.
Content: Parchment
Content: Small gold initials on red fields. Rubrics. Yellow daubs as placemarkers.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 70e51c90-c5cb-012f-4b26-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1463: Creator Born
  • 1480: Created
  • 1498: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1480. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4da-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4da-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1480). Explicit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4da-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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