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Book of Hours

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Penwork: South Holland; c. 1470-1480. Decoration and miniatures: Leyden, Masters of Hugo Jansz. van Woerden (illuminator); c. 1480-1500. Added sections: Delft; c. 1480


Vellum, ff. 152 (xiii+139), 185x125 (92x64) mm, 19 lines, littera hybrida, Binding: contemporary brown leather; blind


Penwork initials with penflourishes in South Holland style (related to `radishes'; ff. 3r, 4r, 5v, 6v, 7r, etc.)
Inserted: 5 miniatures (c. 100x60 mm) with border decoration; 3 illustrations in the margin; decorated initials with border decoration (ff. 1r, 53r, 75r, 84r, 107r, etc.); all border decoration in Leyden style (`blue tendrils')
Added texts and sections (ff. 82v, 85, 87, 94-105): penwork initials with pen-flourishes in Delft style (`block'; ff. 94r; 82v, 85r, 85v, 86v, etc.)


Purchased in 1907 from P. Gouda Quint, Arnhem


Utrecht calendar (Delft): feasts in red include St. Hippolytus (13 August) and St. Jeroen (17 August). Traces of pilgrims badges


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