A Masterpiece Reconstructed: The Hours of Louis XII

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"The Hours of Louis XII", painted by Jean Bourdichon, court painter to four successive French kings, was one of the greatest French manuscripts of its time. It was produced around 1500, at a time when the court of France was interested in the art and ideas of the Italian Renaissance. It was unusual in its three-quarter length format and large-scale miniatures and demonstrates a new direction in the art of Bourdichon. This book brings together the evidence of the late Janet Backhouse, distinguished scholar and former Curator ...

A Masterpiece Reconstructed: The Hours of Louis XII 2005, J. Paul Getty Trust Publications, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892368297

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The Masterpiece Reconstructed: The Hours of Louis XII 2005, The British Library Publishing Division, London

ISBN-13: 9780712349086

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