From Manuscript to Print: the Evolution of the Medieval Book

Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry
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This luxurious facsimile edition of the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry was published in 1984. The original manuscript is at the Condé Museum in Chantilly, France.

The Très Riches Heures is one of the world’s best-known examples of a medieval book of hours. Painted sometime between 1412 and 1416 by the brothers Paul, Hermann and Jean Limbourg for the wealthy collector and art connoisseur Jean de Berry, the illuminations are celebrated for their exceptional beauty.

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Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry. Lucerne: Editions facsimilés, 1984.
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