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|Source||2012 - Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 - The Library of John Ruskin [Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 2012 (James S. Dearden)] (Collection Catalog)|
Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
The Mirandola Hours
C 1490 (1480 to 1501)
C 1500 (1490 to 1511)
Maineri, Gian Francesco de
Italy, Ferrara or Mantua?
|Full-Page Miniatures||4||Large Miniatures||Small Miniatures||21|
|Binding||Modern red pigskin|
Notes from this catalogue: Four full-page miniatures; 13 historiated initials or small miniatures with partial borders; 21 small miniatures in calendar. All illuminations by the same Paduan or Vnetian illuminator, perhaps Giovanni Francesco Maineri. Text written in an artificial variety of humanistic hand modelled on a printer's type. | Additional provenance notes: C.W. Dyson Perrins (cat. no. 95); British Library (Add. MS 50002; bought before the sale). | Exhibited: Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1908, no. 262, pl. 158; "The Painted Page," Royal Academy 1994-5, no. 25. | Literature: see G. Warner, Descriptive Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts in the Library of C.W. Dyson Perrins (1920), i, pp. 210-15, ii, pl. lxxxii; British Museum Quarterly 23/2 (1961), p. 33, pl. xxb; J. Backhouse, Books of Hours (1985), pl. 53; J.S. Dearden, "John Ruskin the Collector," in The Library, 5th ser., 21 (1966), no. 59.
|(No Date)||Della Mirandola, Galeotto Pico (1442-99)|
|(No Date)||Ruskin, John, 1819-1900|
|(No Date)||Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958|
|(No Date)||British Library, London|
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|Last Updated||by aldevine on 2014-03-13 16:40:24 -0400|
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