Book of Hours (Use of Rouen): fol. 54r

Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum | 19.5 x 13.1cm | c. 1470

Master of the Geneva Latini

In the late 1400s and early 1500s Rouen was an established and important center of book production. The city's cathedral had a wealthy chapter that spent large sums of money to commission books and to maintain its extensive library. The stationers an...
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