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The Hours of Catherine of Cleves

by John Plummer

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Published by George Braziller .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & collectables: books, manuscripts, ephemera & printed matter,
  • Decorative arts & crafts,
  • Religious subjects depicted in art,
  • Renaissance art,
  • Subjects & Themes - Religious,
  • Rare Books,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • European,
  • History - Medieval,
  • Individual Artist

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7947066M
    ISBN 100807614920
    ISBN 109780807614921

    The book of hours is a Christian devotional book popular in the Middle is the most common type of surviving medieval illuminated every manuscript, each manuscript book of hours is unique in one way or another, but most contain a similar collection of texts, prayers and psalms, often with appropriate decorations, for Christian devotion. Plummer, John; Catherine, Of Cleves THE HOURS OF CATHERINE OF CLEVES Hardcover New York George Braziller Faux Vellum. Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase. Printed from the Illuminated Manuscript belonging to the Guennol Collection and the Pierpont Morgan Rating: % positive.

    The Hours of Catherine of Cleves: Plummer, John: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(13). Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves Manuscript (M. and ), x mm The Morgan Library and Museum, New York: This miniature on folio 1v illustrates the prayer of the Hours of the Virgin to be said at Matins, i.e. in the morning.

      6. Saint Catherine. A patroness for Catherine of Cleves, the holy woman stands among the signs of martyrdom. Around the portrait, leaves of varied colors, with fantastic lines. Beside her, adumbrations of her pain to come—a dwarfish man with wheel and sword. She holds a book; her interest does not wane. She waits upon the wisdom of the Lord. The Hours of Catherine of Cleves / Introd. and commentaries by John Plummer. ND C3 P55 The book of hours of Catherine of Cleves / Foreword by Frederick B. Adams, Jr. Incorporating comments by Harry Bober [and others]


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The Hours of Catherine of Cleves by John Plummer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Illustrating one of the great art treasures of the world, The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is a fifteenth-century illuminated manuscript containing a series of some of the most beautiful illustrations of the Bible ever made. Many of the great scenes from the Old Testament and many more from the New Testament are included, besides the Stations of the Cross and portraits of the saints/5(21).

This beautiful and richly illustrated book of hours was made for Catherine of Cleves on the occasion of her marriage to the Duke of Guelders. The Hours of Catherine of Cleves book It was created around in Holland by an unknown artist. The illustrations are of biblical scenes;the latter 56 pages are suffrages with illustrations of various saints/5(21).

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is the greatest Dutch illuminated manuscript in the world. Its miniatures are by the gifted Master of Catherine of Cleves (active ca.

–60), who is. Illustrating one of the great art treasures of the world, The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is a fifteenth-century illuminated manuscript containing a series of some of the most beautiful illustrations of the Bible ever made/5.

When this magnificent volume first appeared init was celebrated for its extraordinary beauty. Now, it is available once again. Illustrating one of the great art treasures of the world, The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is a fifteenth-century illuminated manuscript containing a series of some of the most beautiful illustrations of the Bible ever :   Looking at the disappearing feet is the closest I can come to knowing the Netherlandish painter we call the Master of the Hours of Catherine of Cleves.

Circahe created more than illuminations for a book of hours, and together they form one of the very greatest works of art of the 15th century Author: Robert Messenger.

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves. Utrecht, The Netherlands, around Tags: Manuscript, old books. 0 comments: Post a Comment. Newer Spinola Hours; The Hours of Catherine of Cleves; Little.

The discovery of the Book of Hours of Duchess Catherine of Cleves in the s caused many art historians to change their views on fifteenth-century northern Netherlandish book illumination in a positive way. Instead of being regarded as a rather provincial school, Dutch book illumination was appreciated much more after the Cleves Hours had the chance to reveal her beauty.

The chance to see so many magnificent illustrations from the Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves at one time will likely never come again.

“ Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves ” is on display at the Morgan Library through May 2, The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is the most important and lavish of all Dutch manuscripts as well as one of the most beautiful in the Morgan's collection.

Commissioned by Catherine of Cleves around and illustrated by an artist known as the Master of Catherine of Cleves, the work is an illustrated prayer book containing devotions that Catherine would recite throughout the day.

Illustrating one of the great art treasures of the world, The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is a fifteenth-century illuminated manuscript containing a series of some of the most beautiful illustrations of the Bible ever made/5(34).

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves. A hard cover book with pages from the ornately illuminated manuscript in the Gothic art style, produced in about by the anonymous Dutch artist known as the Master of Catherine of Cleves. Now, more than thirty years since its first publication, it is made available once again.

Illustrating one of the great art treasures of the world, The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is a fiteenth century illuminated manuscript containing a series of some of the most beautiful illustrations of the bible ever made.

Buy The Hours of Catherine of Cleves by John Plummer (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Get this from a library.

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves. [Catherine, of Cleves Duchess consort of Arnold van Egmond Duke of Gelderland; John Plummer;]. One of these books is The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, dated to the 15th century and the greatest Dutch illuminated manuscript in the world.

The two pages above represent the birth of Jesus (left) and the flight into Egypt (right). Books of hours were used for personal prayers and devotions.

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is one of the most exquisite book of hours of all time. This edition is not doing justice to it. The colors are hash and unnatural, and the gold here masks the details of the prints without doing any good.

Just go to the Morgan Library online exhibition to see for yourself how beautiful this book of hours /5(12). Hours of Catherine of Cleves. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, MS M. and MS M. The greatest Dutch master of book illumination made this very handy book of hours around The detailed illustrations of everyday life in the 15th century are unique in their form and content.

Curator Roger Wieck discusses selections from the greatest of all Dutch illuminated manuscripts, the Hours of Catherine of Cleves. Visit us at: http://pam. The Hours of Catherine of Cleves was commissioned for her when she married Arnold, Duke of Guelders, on 26 January It shows her lineage, as well as herself in prayer.

The hours had been lost for four hundred years before resurfacing in. The Hours of Catherine of Cleves / Author: Introd. and commentaries by John Plummer.

--Publication info: New York: G. Braziller, [].The Hours of Catherine of Cleves by John Plummer (Editor) starting at $ The Hours of Catherine of Cleves has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves Manuscript (M. and ), x mm The Morgan Library and Museum, New York: This folio depicting the Holy Family at Supper is from the Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves.

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves was commissioned for Catherine, Duchess of Guelders and Countess of Zutphen, upon the.