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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)
Cat./Lot # 1341
Manuscript Details
Titles Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
The Mirandola Hours
Manuscript Dates C 1490 (1480 to 1501)
C 1500 (1490 to 1511)
Artists Maineri, Gian Francesco de ?
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Europe (Italy, Ferrara or Mantua) ??
Mantua, Lombardy, Italy, Europe ??
Manuscript Uses Rome
Folios 114 Lines 19 Columns
Height 165 Width 140 Alt Size
Full-Page Miniatures 4 Large Miniatures Small Miniatures 21
Binding Modern red pigskin
Other Info

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.
MIGRATION_ISSUE: Last known location for this Entry is London, British Library, MS Add. 50002, couldn't store this in the Manuscript record because there is none.

Provenance Information
(No Date) Pico della Mirandola, Galeotto, 1442-1499 (as Della Mirandola, Galeotto Pico (1442-99))
(No Date) Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
(No Date) Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958
(No Date) British Library
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