Ghislieri Book of Hours

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Libro d’Ore Ghislieri; Libro d’Ore di Bonaparte Ghislieri; Libro d’Ore del Perugino; Ghislieri Book of Hours; Book of hours of Perugino; Livre d’Heures Ghislieri; Livre d’Heures de Perugino; Stundenbuch des Bonaparte Ghislieri; Stundenbuch des Perugino; Libro de Horas Ghislieri; Libro de Horas de Perugino.
CURRENT LOCATION
United Kingdom, London, British Library, Ms. Yates Thompson 29.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Libro d’Ore del Perugino : Franco Cosimo Panini Editore (Modena, 2007). Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document: the facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document; the binding corresponds to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 750 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
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Ghislieri Book of Hours

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Libro d’Ore Ghislieri; Libro d’Ore di Bonaparte Ghislieri; Libro d’Ore del Perugino; Ghislieri Book of Hours; Book of hours of Perugino; Livre d’Heures Ghislieri; Livre d’Heures de Perugino; Stundenbuch des Bonaparte Ghislieri; Stundenbuch des Perugino; Libro de Horas Ghislieri; Libro de Horas de Perugino.
CURRENT LOCATION
United Kingdom, London, British Library, Ms. Yates Thompson 29.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Libro d’Ore del Perugino : Franco Cosimo Panini Editore (Modena, 2007). Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document: the facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document; the binding corresponds to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 750 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
Copyright photos: Illuminated Facsimiles, Franco Cosimo Panini Editore

FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 207 x 145 mm, 274 pp.
ORIGIN – Italy: Bologna.
CHRONOLOGY – 14th century15th century: 1500 ca.
PATRONAGE AND OWNERS – The manuscript was commissioned by Bonaparte Ghislieri, nobleman from Bologna. Afterwards it belonged to the Albani family of Urbino. In 1897 the great English collector Henry Yates Thompson bought it and let it into his rich collection.
GENRE – Christianity; Private devotional books.
CONTENTS – Calendar and prayers.
LANGUAGE – Latin.
SCRIPT – Humanistic.
SCRIBE – Pietro Antonio Sallando.
DECORATION – 4 full-page miniatures, 1 miniature by Pietro Perugino (the only one in his career) portraying the martyrdom of St. Sebastian, calendar with 12 portraits of saints, 15 historiated initials, decorated initials, margins decorated with grotesques.
ARTIST – Amico Aspertini, Pietro Perugino (born Pietro Vannucci), Lorenzo Costa, Francesco Francia, Matteo da Milano.
STYLE – Renaissance.


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