Detail View: Medieval Manuscript Leaves Collection: Book of Hours leaves

Collection Name: 
Medieval Manuscript Leaves
Title: 
Book of Hours leaves
Subtitle: 
Martyrdom of St. Eustace, ca. 1435.
Uniform Title: 
Book of hours
Alternative Title: 
Suffrages
Genre: 
books of hours
Date Created: 
[Circa 1435]
Date Captured: 
2009-08-12
Language Term: 
Latin
Extent: 
32632756
Abstract: 
Two leaves from a Book of Hours, southern Netherlands, ca. 1435. [1420-1440?] Scene of martyrdom of St. Eustace (burning in a bronze bull). Two fantastical figures in border.
Abstract: 
Book of Hours (possibly from the Suffrages). Southern Netherlands, c. 1435. 148/51 x 111 mm. Parchment. Two leaves. Single column; ruled and bounded in faded red ink; number of lines and size of text block varies. One leaf has a large miniature of St. Eustace in a gilt frame with a full-page border of foliate decoration with a 3-line illuminated initial G, infilled in blue, red, and gold, on a gold ground. The other leaf has several 2-line gilt initials, infilled in blue or red with white tracery on a blue or purple ground; some rubrication.
Note: 
Cataloged from existing description: Medieval Manuscripts in the Norlin Library & the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Colorado at Boulder: A Summary Catalogue
Note: 
Cataloged from existing description: Medieval, Renaissance, and 15th-17th Century Manuscripts in the Special Collections Department, University Libraries, University of Colorado at Boulder
Note: 
Bought by John Feldman at the California Book Fair in Los Angeles, c. 1980 (details of provenance from Feldman, 1 November 1999). Gift of Feldman to UCB in 1986.
Note: 
Single column; ruled and bounded in faded red ink; number of lines and size of text block varies. 148/51 x 111 mm.
Note: 
Gilt frame with a full-page border of foliate decoration with a 3-line illuminated initial G, infilled in blue, red, and gold, on a gold ground.
Subject Topic: 
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Colorado -- Boulder
Subject Topic: 
historiated initials
Subject Topic: 
gilding (technique)
Subject Topic: 
colored ink
Subject Topic: 
line fillings
Subject Topic: 
illuminated manuscripts
Subject Topic: 
figures (representations)
Subject Topic: 
Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts)
Subject Geographic: 
Netherlands
Subject Temporal: 
Fifteenth century
Subject Title Info: 
Catholic Church -- Book of hours
Related Item Type: 
sister leaf
Related Item Identifier: 
ms315b
Related Item Identifier URI: 
http://cudl.colorado.edu/luna/servlet/s/h99661
Identifier: 
ms315a.jpg
Identifier ARK: 
https://ark.colorado.edu/ark:/47540/r39f3s19v7mw
Physical Location: 
Special Collections, Archives & Preservation, University of Colorado Boulder
Shelf Identifier: 
MS 315
Access Condition: 
The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information.
Access Condition Authority: 
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
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