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Title [Manuscript illumination: border decoration]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Master?);(The workshop of the Boucicaut;
Date c.1405 - 1420
Id Number Current Accession F.42
Id Number Current Repository 1227
Inscription T.E.B. number "3822" (see Administration).
Location Creation Site France (Paris)
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Measurements Dimensions 154 x 132 mm
Material Ink, paint and gold leaf illumination on parchment
Notes Manuscript fragment, mounted on card. Probably from a Book of Hours. The missing miniature could be of The Visitation. Possibly this damaged page comes from a Book of Hours illuminated by either the Boucicaut Master, his workshop or one of his followers. (The Boucicaut Master takes his name from a large Book of Hours including 44 miniatures made about 1405-08 for the Marechal de Boucicaut. It is commonly accepted that he was active between about 1405 and 1420).This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Decorative page (from a Book of Hours) from which an illuminated miniature has been cut. Gold strap work frame and finely drawn floral decoration. Border with major initial "D", four lines of gothic text, line-fillers, Rinceaux decoration; foliate border with cusped extensions. Verso - similar, with red guide-lines.
Relation References Book: Brown;Michelle.P;, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms, First Edition, The J.Paul Getty Museum/The British Library. 1994.
Book: de Hamel;Christopher;, A History of Illuminated Manuscripts, Second Edition, Phaidon
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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