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Book of Hours (`Hours of Isabella of Castile'; use of Rome)

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Lombardy (Milan?), Master of the Modena Book of Hours (illuminator); c. 1390-1400. Added decoration: Spain; 1475-1500


Vellum, ff. 159, 212x163 (89x67) mm, 13 lines, littera textualis, Binding: 18th-century brown leather; gilt; with coat of arms of Stadholder William V


2 full-page miniatures (...x... mm), 36 historiated initials (...x... mm), 2 illustrations in the margin
Added: decorated initials with border decoration (ff. 98r, 100v, 103v, 106r, 109v, etc.)


Belonged, according to an (probably fake) inscription which has been lost since, to Isabella of Castile. J.H. van Wassenaer-van Obdam; purchased in 1750 at his sale by Stadholder William IV; by descent to King William I, who cede it in 1816 to the KB


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