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Breviary (Psalter and Common of Saints only; use of Autun)

Place of origin, date:

Autun or Dijon, follower of the Master of the `Prélats Bourguignons' (illuminator); c. 1470


Vellum, ff. 98, 300x210 (194x134) mm, 34 lines, littera textualis, Binding: 18th-century green leather; gilt


8 historiated initials (45/35x55/45 mm); 38 illustrations in the margin (11 coats of arms of Jean Rolin); decorated initials with border decoration


made for Jean Rolin, bishop of Autun (1408-1483). Joseph Désiré Lupus (d. 1822) of Brussels; purchased with his collection in 1819 by King William I of The Netherlands; kept from 1819-1822 at the Musée Lupus in the Palace of Charles de Lorraine at Brussels (no. A 15)and transferred in 1823 to the KB


missing part sold in 1958 at the Librairie Lardanchet, Paris and Lyon (cat. 51, no. 4468, fig.)


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