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The Hours of Henry IV of France (c. 1510, Paris) BnF H[ENRICI]. IIII. PATRIS PA / TRIAE VIRTV / TVM RES / TITVTO / RIS. De Enrique IV, padre de la patria, restaurador de la virtud #bookofhours #medievalages #rarebooks #facsimile #facsimil #specialcollections #limitededition #limitededitions #specialcollections #manuscript #livre #middleages #medieval #librodehoras #manuscrito #edadmedia #edicionlimitada

A medieval representation of the three wise men giving gift to Jesus Christ #manuscript #illuminations #illuminated #bookofhours #virgin #mary #wisemen #middleages #medieval #parchment

This illumination represents several birds such as peacocks, goose, pheasant and cock. They're pecking under a rain of blood. #manuscript #illuminations #birds #animals #nature #parchment #middleage #medieval #bookofhours

Bourdichon’s illumination depicts the three kings in lavish garments of gold brocade with beards to symbolize their wisdom, carrying their gifts in golden or silver-gilt goblets. From the central Middle Ages onwards, these figures were often regarded as representing the three ages of life: youth, middle age and old age. #manuscripts  #illuminatedmanuscripts #rarebooks #middleages #specialcollections #LibrariesofInstagram #lux #luxury #bookofhours #bnf

Folder of 6 prints from the Book of Hours of Joanna I of Castile (Joanna the Mad) 6 identical illuminations A selection of the six pages most representative of the Hours of Joanna I of Castile, also known as Joanna the Mad (C.1500, Flanders). The miniatures of this exceptional manuscript are the work of Gerard Horenbout, one of the most renowned Flemish miniaturists. #medieval #manuscripts #art #middleages #bookofhours

Yates Thompson 13 f. 69v Lady hunting from the Taymouth Hours. Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lady beating bushes for rabbits. England, S. E.? (London?) 2nd quarter of the 14th century #14thcentury #bookofhours #england

Adoration of the Magi (f. 22v) - The Hours of Charles of Angoulême (c. 1485) It depicts the moment in the #Gospel according to St #Matthew (2: 1-12) when the Magi arrive at Christ’s birthplace after following a star. Bourdichon’s image does not feature an iconographic element popularise by Jacobus de Voragine in the late 13th century, i.e. a black Balthazar #manuscripts #illuminatedmanuscripts #rarebooks #middleages #specialcollections #LibrariesofInstagram #epiphany #bookofhours #rarebooks

Job on the dunghill, covered with ulcers. The border is decorated with a pink background with flowers and woods #manuscript #illuminations #bookofhours #middleages #medieval #illuminated #border #nature #flowers #plants

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Book of Hours. Spinning from a distaff held between the knees.

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The manuscript is bound in red velvet. Its clasps contain Henry VIII’s coat of arms (three fleur-de-lis quarterly 1 and 4, three lions passant guardant quarterly 2 and 3). They also contain his monogram H.8.R (Henricus Octavus Rex) and his famous motto, Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense (Shame on him who evil thinks).#manuscripts #rarebooks #luxe #medieval #threekings #rarebooks #adoration #bookofhours

Easter. Christ’s Arrest from the The Hours of Charles of Angoulême (c. 1485, France) #manuscript #bookofhours #rarebook #paque #semanasanta #pasqua #holythursday

Adoration of the Magi (f. 61v) Caspar, the eldest of the three Magi, kneels in the foreground, having removed his crowned hat and humbly set in on the ground. The Hours of Henry VIII (c. 1500)The Morgan Library & Museum, New York #Magi #Epiphany #manuscripts #rarebooks #luxe #medieval #threekings #rarebooks #adoration #bookofhours #caspar #Melchior #Balthazar

Lady shooting c.1325

This full illuminated page of manuscript represents the descent from the Cross. #bookofhours #manuscript #illuminations #butterfly #flowers #plants #nature #vegetal #jesus #christian #yellow

John the Baptist with Reynalt von Homoet // 1475 (?) // From the Book of Hours of Sophia van Bylant // Master of the St Bartholomew Altarpiece and‘Master of Margriet Uutenham // Wallraf-Richartz Museum // #BookOfHours #illuminated #manuscript

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Taymouth Hours (1325-40 English), f70. More hairnet, rather long skirt for rabbit hunting.

Yates Thompson 13 f. 69 Lady hunting

The Hours of Henry VIII (C. 1500)The Morgan Library & Museum, New York Matthew’s Lesson begins “When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Juda, in the days of King Herod, behold there came #wisemen from the East to #Jerusalem”. The border shows the #ThreeKings, accompanied by their entourages and coming from three slightly different places of origin, who meet at the crossroads en route to where the star leads them. #bookofhours

The Hours of Henry IV of France (c. 1510, Paris) BnF This #bookofhours is so magnificent that its royal owner, #HenryIV of France, associated himself with it by having his arms stamped on its front and back covers. Over the centuries, the #manuscript was safeguarded in the royal collections, first at the #Louvre Palace and then, from 1720 onwards, in the King’s Library #medievalages #rarebooks #facsimile #facsimil #specialcollections #limitededition #limitededitions

Winter sale #preview: St Barbara, from a lovely French illuminated 15th-c #BookOfHours via @ChristiesBKS

Adoration of the Magi (f. 22v) - The Hours of Charles of Angoulême (c. 1485) It depicts the moment in the #Gospelaccording to St #Matthew (2: 1-12) when the Magi arrive at Christ’s birthplace after following a star. Bourdichon’s image does not feature an iconographic element popularise by Jacobus de Voragine in the late 13th century, i.e. a black Balthazar #manuscripts #illuminatedmanuscripts #rarebooks #middleages #specialcollections #LibrariesofInstagram #epiphany #bookofhours #rarebooks

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