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Limbourg Brothers
Facsimile: LIMITED: Le Bibles Moralises: Limbourg Brothers: Patrimonio Edition:
Patrimonio Ediciones, 2010. Condition: Like New. Superb and retained in its original packaging since purchase. Le Bibles Moralises: Limbourg Brothers: Patrimonio Edition. Condition is Like New. Dispatched with Courier. This has remained in original packaging since purchase and only removed a couple of times to view. From a smoke free house. Content below copied from the publisher's website: " Current owner: © Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Ms. Fr. 166. 15th century. Ca. 1402-1404. Extent: 100 parchment pages. Language: Latin. Format: 41,5 x 29 cm. Illustrations: 513 miniatures illuminated with gold and silver by the Limbourg brothers, and 255 illustrations by Jean Fouquet and other outstanding artists. • In Art History the names of the Duke of Berry and of the Limbourg brothers are closely related. The duke was the most famous bibliophile of his time. The Limbourg brothers entered his service, as court painters, in 1405. A few years later they illuminated the Très Riches Heures of the Duke of Berry, their other masterpiece. • Bound in red leather with gold ornaments and the arms of the French kings whose court library in Blois it entered during the reign of King Charles VIII. • The back story to this edition dates from the late 1990s, when I first had occasion to consult the Western manuscript holdings in the Grande Réserve of France's Bibliothèque Nationale. Accompanied by our publications director, Ana Docavo, we had come to determine if it would be feasible to undertake the facsimile publication of several of the illuminated codices that figure among the library's hol … [Click Below for Full Description]
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