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6 edition of The Bedford Hours found in the catalog.

The Bedford Hours

A Medieval Masterpiece

by Eberhard Konig

  • 217 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by British Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & collectables: books, manuscripts, ephemera & printed matter,
  • Christian prayerbooks,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Medieval,
  • History / Medieval

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7793437M
    ISBN 100712349782
    ISBN 109780712349789

    Book of Hours. Bedford Master (French, active first half of 15th century) Leaf: × cm (9 1/4 × 6 7/16 in.) Ms. Ludwig IX 6 (ML) Open Content images tend to be large in file-size. To avoid potential data charges from your carrier, we recommend making sure your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network before downloading. Bedford Hours London, British Library, Add. Ms. The Bedford Hours represent an invaluable example of aristocratic bibliophily in the history of illumination. One of the richest Book of Hours ever to have left an illuminator's workshop—every page is illustrated—it became famous all over the world.

    This manuscript was written and illuminated c, initially in the workshop of the Master of the Bedford Hours. He can possibly be identified as Jean Haincelin of Haguenau, whose first recorded work was in in Paris, the major centre for the production of Books of Hours in the fifteenth century.   The Bedford Hours is one of Britain's major treasures. An outstanding example of late medieval manuscript art, it was written and illuminated in the early 15th century for John, Duke of Bedford, younger brother of King Henry V, and his wife, Anne of Burgundy/5(10).

    You can also return your books to Bedford Central and Kempston Libraries from tomorrow. Just drop them into the Returns Box at the library entrance during Select and Collect opening hours. Keep an eye on Facebook for updates and check the Virtual Library for further announcements on the restarting of other library services. A Book of Hours Horae c Special Collections featured item for December by Fiona Barnard A Book of Hours Horae. For Paris use, c. Reading University Library MS Item held in the Archives of University of Reading Library. Books of Hours, or Horae, in Latin, were prayer books of private devotion for lay members of the Church.


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The Bedford Hours by Eberhard Konig Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Bedford Hours is regarded as one of the most outstanding illuminated manuscripts to survive from the medieval period, with numerous illustrations, and extensive decoration, including over historiated roundels (decorative medallions containing images) that appear within the margins of each page.

The artists responsible for the book’s. The Bedford Hours is considered by many to be the most sumptuous Book of Hours ever created by an illuminator’s hand—as well as one of the greatest treasures possessed by the British Library.

It once belonged to John, Duke of Bedford, who was the younger brother of King Henry V and regent of France from until his death in /5(8). The Bedford Hours represent an invaluable example of aristocratic bibliophily in the history of illumination. One of the richest Books of Hours ever The Bedford Hours book have left an illuminator's workshop, it became famous all over the world.

Miniatures from the Bedford Hours, such as the Ark of Noah or the Creation, are among the most frequently represented examples of the creativity. The Bedford Book of Hours is an unusually extensive painted manuscript; every single page is illustrated.

There is splendid scrollwork, with hundreds of tiny golden vine or acanthus leaves, colourful flowers and small animals covering the pages.

The miniatures are decorated with gold leaf, brush gold and sometimes silver. The Bedford Hours is The Bedford Hours book by many to be the most sumptuous Book of Hours ever created by an illuminator’s hand—as well as one of the greatest treasures possessed by the British Library.

It once belonged to John, Duke of Bedford, who was the younger brother of King Henry V and regent of France from until his death in Its 1, elaborate medallions, thirty-eight large-scale.

The “Master of Bedford” is the name given to the anonymous artist responsible for many acclaimed works including the Bedford Book of Hours, the Lamoignon Hours in Lisbon, te Cod. in Vienna, and Annunciation miniature in Sobieski House at Windsor Castle.

He is thought to have been the head of major illuminating business in Paris. The book of hours is a Christian devotional book popular in the Middle is the most common type of surviving medieval illuminated every manuscript, each manuscript book of hours is unique in one way or another, but most contain a similar collection of texts, prayers and psalms, often with appropriate decorations, for Christian devotion.

Phone () Location. Bedford Avenue at the corner of North 11th Street Brooklyn, NY Hours. Monday-Thursday 3pm - 10pm Friday 1pm - 12am Saturday 12pm–12am Sunday 12pm. Catherine Reynolds, 'The Workshop of the Master of the Duke of Bedford: Definitions and Identities', in Books and Book Production in Paris c.ed.

by Peter Ainsworth and Godofred Croenen (Leuven:Peeters, ), pp. Eberhard König, The Bedford Hours: The Making of a Medieval Masterpiece (London: British Library, ). The Bedford Hours, (British Library Add MS ) a late medieval book of hours, was probably produced in Paris for John, Duke of Bedford to celebrate his marriage to Anne, daughter of Philip the Bold, Duke of tion was was in several stages from about to aboutwith new material added as the manuscript passed from owner to owner.

The Bedford 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, SW12 9HD T: E: [email protected] Opening Hours Mon 11ampm | Tues-Thurs 11amam Fri - Sat 11amam | Sun 11ampm. Kitchen Mon-Sat 12pmpm Sunday: 12pm-9pm. The Bedford Hours and the Sobieski Hours will be displayed alongside other manuscripts produced by the same workshop and a selection from other workshops that are connected to the owners of the Bedford Hours, serving to demonstrate the tastes of high-ranking book collectors.

The Bedford Hours, an outstanding example of late medieval manuscript art, was written and illuminated in the early 15th century for the brother of King Henry V. The author examines the overall design of the Hours, discussing the technical and historical background to its production and s: 6.

This particular manuscript is a 15th c. book of hours, commissioned from a Parisian workshop by John, Duke of Bedford. The text reads easily. Backhouse covers a short history of the Duke, to place the book in context, and follows with a modestly comprehensive study of the book as an art by: 7.

The Bedford Hours is considered by scholars to be one of the most astonishing examples of manuscript illumination from the late medieval period. The 'Bedford book of hours' is an outstanding work of late medieval manuscript art. It was produced for the wedding of John, Duke of Bedford, to Anne of Burgundy on 13 May Portraits of the bride and groom, dressed in their elegant court clothes, appear in its pages"--British Library.

The Bedford Hours is one of Britain's major treasures. An outstanding example of late medieval manuscript art, it was written and illuminated in the early 15th century for John, Duke of Bedford, younger brother of King Henry V, and his wife, Anne of Burgundy/5(10).

The Bedford Hours, an outstanding example of late medieval manuscript art, was written and illuminated in the early 15th century for the brother of King Henry V.

The author examines the overall design of the Hours, discussing the technical and historical background to its production and ownership. The De Croix Hours is a masterpiece. A manuscript in dazzling condition, with 69 miniatures and painted (Paris, c.

) by the three greatest. If you are a Bedford resident or work in Bedford and do not have a card, You may borrow up to 6 Cloud Library books and 3 Overdrive books at a time.

You must check out held items within 48 hours of being notified that they are available. Some Overdrive books can be renewed. Cloud Library books cannot be renewed. Buy The Bedford Hours: Medieval Manuscripts in the British Library (Medieval Manuscripts in the British Libr Series) by Backhouse, Janet (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6.The 'Bedford book of hours' is an outstanding work of late medieval manuscript art. It was [i.e. some pages were] produced for the wedding of John, Duke of Bedford, to Anne of Burgundy on 13 May Portraits of the bride and groom, dressed in their elegant court clothes, appear in its pages"- .: The Bedford Hours (The British Library) () by Backhouse, Janet and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(10).