The Naives Book of Hours by Various artists

The Naives Book of Hours.


Details

Medium:
Illuminated manuscript, gem-set binding
Dimensions:
16 x 12 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £54,000)
Acquired in:
1987

Volume of 120 folios. Includes miniatures by Augustue Ledoux (1816-1869) and Charles Leblanc (1815-1877). Bound by Alphonse Smier, the jewelled cover & spine is by Francois Mellerio (d.1843).

Provenance

Made for Louis Jules Gallois, Comte de Naives.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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