The Hours of Tristan du Périer and Isabeau de Montauban

Manuscripts of the Institut de France – Faksimile Verlag – mss A - M – Institut de France (Paris, France)

Rennes (France) — Ca. 1440

Pious prayers for the later Admiral of France and Ambassador to Castile: a jewel of Breton illumination with a unique picture program of bright colors and gold leaf

  1. Jean de Montauban (1412–1466) was a close confidant of the French kings Charles VII and Louis XI

  2. His luxurious Book of Hours is illuminated with 254 miniatures, 37 of which are full-page, and countless floral borders

  3. The colorful picture program includes some iconography untypical for the genre, such as the detailed Vita of Adam and Eve

The Hours of Tristan du Périer and Isabeau de Montauban

MS 1834 Bibliothèque des Champs Libres (Rennes, France)
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The Hours of Tristan du Périer and Isabeau de Montauban

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Codicology

Alternative Titles
Das Stundenbuch vo Tristan du Périer und Isabeau de Montauban
Libro de Horas de Jean de Montauban
Les Heures de Tritan du Perier et d’Isabeau de Montauban
Heures de Jean de Montauban
The Hours of Jean de Montauban
Heures à l'usage de Nantes ou de Dol
Size / Format
258 pages / 20.8 × 15.0 cm
Origin
France
Date
Ca. 1440
Style
Illustrations
A total of 254 miniatures, 37 of them full-page
Patron
Jean de Montauban
Artist / School
Previous Owners
Isabeau de Montauban
Tristan du Périer

Available facsimile editions:
Manuscripts of the Institut de France – Faksimile Verlag – mss A - M – Institut de France (Paris, France)
M. Moleiro Editor – Barcelona, 2022
Limited Edition: 987 copies
Facsimile Editions

#1 Libro de Horas de Jean de Montauban

M. Moleiro Editor – Barcelona, 2022

Publisher: M. Moleiro Editor – Barcelona, 2022
Limited Edition: 987 copies
Binding: Red morocco leather with gold embossing
Commentary: 1 volume
Language: English, Spanish
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
Facsimile Copy Available!
Price Category: €€€
(3,000€ - 7,000€)
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