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Coronation of the Virgin

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Coronation of the Virgin
Master of Jeanne de Laval (fl. 1430-1480) (Artist)

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Hours, use of Nantes]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1475
Place: France, probably Angers
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 34
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Ownership: R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13849), bequeathed 1892.
Content: 1 hand, plus noting hand, in hybrida, on f. 145v
Content: 12-14 long lines (17 in calendar), ruled in light red pencil.
Content: De Ricci, 1320. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Large blue, red, and gold initials on gold and blue fields. 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. 1-line red and blue initials. Rubrics, yellow daubs as placemarkers.
Content: Parchment
Content: Twelve miniatures.
Content: Two sets of foliation; description follows underlined folio numbers which appear ever 10 leaves.
Content: De Ricci and Dr. Guest place this manuscript in France; De Ricci says western France, Dr. Guest suggests Nantes? De Ricci dates it to the 15th century, Dr. Guest to 1450-1475.
Content: Splendor of the Word, PBL # 55
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 47849e70-c5cb-012f-7389-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1430: Creator Born
  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 1480: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Coronation of the Virgin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1475. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Coronation of the Virgin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1475). Coronation of the Virgin Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Coronation of the Virgin