The Naives Book of Hours.
The Naives Book of Hours by Various, 18281842
© V&A Picture Library
- Illuminated manuscript, gem-set binding
- 16 x 12 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £54,000)
- Acquired in:
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).
Made for Louis Jules Gallois, Comte de Naives.