Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 288
Images: [ MS Gen 288 fol 156v ] [ MS Gen 288 fol 198r ]
Associated Websites: Images and caption from World of Chaucer web exhibition
Date of Creation: Between 1449 and 1465
Place of Creation: Bruges, Belgium
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 288
Content: Book of Hours. French. c.1460.
Formerly shelved at BE9-c.16.
See: D. Diringer, The illuminated book, p.427: 'illuminated c.1460 by two artists, one of whom worked in a style related to that of Willem Vrelandt: there are eighteen miniatures and a number of borders.'
For detailed description see N.R. Ker, Medieval manuscripts in British libraries, vol. 2 (Oxford, 1977), pp 905-907.
Physical Description: Bound vol.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: French
Material Type: Hours
Notes: This manuscript has been exhibited on the following occasions: 'Flemish Art, 1300-1700', Royal Academy of Arts, London, 5 December 1953-6 March 1954; 'The Glory of the Page', Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Oct. 1987-Jan. 1988, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Feb.-Apr. 1988, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Jun.-Aug. 1988, Burrell Collection, Glasgow, Nov. 1988-Jan. 1989; 'The Magic of the Middle Ages, Part 1: Sacred Manuscripts', Glasgow University Library, 21 April-30 July 1994; 'The World of Chaucer', Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, May-Aug. 2004.
Bibliography: D. Diringer, The illuminated book (London, 1967). p.427; Julie Gardham, The world of Chaucer: medieval books and manuscripts (Glasgow, 2004), p. 41; N.R. Ker, Medieval manuscripts in British libraries, vol. 2 (Oxford, 1977), pp 905-907; Royal Academy of Arts, Flemish art, 1300-1700 (London, 1953), p. 154 (no. 576); Nigel Thorp, The glory of the page (London, 1987), p. 180 (no. 117).
Accession Number: 1624
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

exhibition: Flemish Art, 1300-1700
Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 5 December 1953-6 March 1954.
exhibition: Glory of the Page 1987-1989
Exhibition of medieval manuscripts from Glasgow University Library: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Oct. 1987-Jan. 1988, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Feb.-Apr. …
exhibition: Magic of the Middle Ages 1994-1995
Exhibition: The Magic of the Middle Ages: Manuscript Treasures of Glasgow University Library. Part 1: Sacred Manuscripts, Glasgow University Library, 21 April-30 …
exhibition: World of Chaucer
Exhibition: The World of Chaucer: Medieval Books and Manuscripts from Glasgow University Library, held at the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, 15 May-28 August 2004.
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