Tres belles Heures/Brussels Hours for the Duc de Berry, by Andre Beauneveu?, Jacquemart de Hesdin and others, begun c. 1390, Brussels, Bibliotheque Royale

Tres belles Heures/Brussels Hours for the Duc de Berry, by Andre Beauneveu?, Jacquemart de Hesdin and others, begun c. 1390, Brussels, Bibliotheque Royale


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Tres belle heures Duc de Berry c1390

Tr�s Belles Heures of the Duc the Berry (1380-1420)

by Netherlandish illuminators

Paris had an organized book trade around its university from the thirteenth century and we must certainly ascribe to Paris many of the best-known Book of Hours of the period of Jean, Duc de Berry. The Tres Belles Heures of the Duc the Berry was began about 1382, it is a Parisian manuscript illuminated mainly by Netherlandish artists. Some illustrations once were attributed to Jan van Eyck by scholars. The manuscirpt combines superb landscapes, accurate, spatially correct interiors, and ornamental borders familiar from the work of Jean Pucelle

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