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Additional title: Opening page of calendar, illuminated border, initials, rubrics.

Horae, Roman use.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1500 - 1515
Place Term: Bruges, Flanders
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 036
Ownership : Initials W.M. and M. and the motto "Fors vous" in the borders of the ms. Collection of Henry D. Seymour and Alfred Seymour. Courtland Bishop; his sale, American Art Assoc. - Anderson Galleries, (New York, 1938), Pt. II, no. 1426 for Spencer.

Content : 1- and 2-line white initials on red and gold background. Larger gold initials on fields colored green, purple, etc. Border designs, rubrics, pale yellow daubs as placemarkers, linefillers.

Content : 13 long lines per page, ruled in red ink. Some catchwords visible, written in same script as text, or in cursive. Quaternions the norm.

Content : 24 miniatures, many illuminated borders; other borders include animal or grotesque figures.

Content : De Ricci, Supplement, 331-2. Kup article and catalog entry. Library dossier.

Content : NYPL catalog dates to the late 15th century.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: fa51f190-c62a-012f-86ac-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1500: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "January." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1500 - 1515. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec06-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "January." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec06-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1500 - 1515). January. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec06-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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