Ms. Ludwig IX 4 (83.ML.100), J. Paul Getty Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Los Angeles, CA

URL: https://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/1388/Unknown-maker-book-of-hours-french-about-1400-1410/

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1375 – 1435

Language(s): Latin

Use: Le Mans

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris or Le Mans

Illumination contents: The Annunciation, The Visitation, The Nativity, Christ Before Pilate, The Annunciation to the Shepherds, The Flagellation, The Adoration of the Magi, The Presentation in the Temple, The Crucifixion, The Flight into Egypt, The Entombment, The Coronation of the Virgin, The Resurrection, Christ in Majesty, Saint Catherine Presenting a Kneeling Woman to the Virgin and Child, Office of the Dead

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: First female owner (Catherine?) likely pictured on f. 105r kneeling before the Virgin and Child enthroned before owner’s name saint

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: First female owner (Catherine?) likely pictured on f. 105r kneeling before the Virgin and Child enthroned before owner’s name saint

Materials: Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Bound between pasteboard covered with Renaissance brown calf

Folio height (in centimeters): 18.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 13.2

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