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English: Gautier de Coinci
  • Place of origin, date: Paris, Jean de Senlis (scribe), Fauvel Master (illuminator); 1327
  • Material: Vellum, ff. 189, 432x317 (300/285x225) mm, 48 lines, littera textualis, Binding: 18th-century brown leather; gilt with coat of arms of Stadholder William V
  • Decoration: 2 three-column miniatures (225x238 and 219x227 mm); 121 two-column miniatures (167/63x172/141 mm); decorated initials with border decoration (ff. 1r, 2v, 5v, 6v, 10r, etc.); penwork initials with pen-flourishes throughout
  • Provenance: ordered in 1327 by King Charles IV of France (d. 1328) from the Parisian `libraire' Thomas de Maubeuge; probably by descent to King Charles V of France (d. 1380) and his son Charles VI (d. 1422); probably purchased in 1424 by John Plantagenet, Duke of Bedford. Probablyacquired by the Counts of Nassau Engelbert II (d. 1504) or Henry III (d. 1538); by descent to the Princes of Orange-Nassau, the later Stadholders, at The Hague; sold in 1749 at the sale of the Orange-Nassau library at P. van Cleef & D. Monnier, The Hague (cat. 1 Dec., p. 214 no. 34);where bought by a Van Haaren. Purchased in 1809 as part of the collection of Jacob Visser (1724-1804) of The Hague (Visser no. 97)
  • Annotation: first half with Vie des Saints now: Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 183
Source Gautier de Coinci, Miracles de Nostre Dame
Author Jean de Senlis (scribe), Fauvel Master (illuminator)


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