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  • Annunciation
  • Following the star18

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    2. 2. Annunciation to the Shepherds from Lectionary ofHenry II. 1002-1014
    3. 3. Book of Hours(Use of Rouen)c. 1480 FranceNativity
    4. 4. Book of Hours(Use of Rouen)c. 1480 FranceTheAnnunciationto theShepherds
    5. 5. Book of Hours(Use of Rouen)c. 1480 FranceThe Adorationof the Magi
    6. 6. Book of Hours(Use of Rouen)c. 1480 FranceThe Flight intoEgypt
    7. 7. The Psalter of Robert de Lisle is anoutstanding English fourteenth centuryilluminated manuscript includingnarrative miniatures on the Life ofChrist and other moral and theologicaldrawings
    8. 8. The Farnese Hoursis an illuminated manuscript created by GiulioClovio, an artist born in Croatia who worked inItaly, for cardinal Alessandro Farnese in 1546.Considered the masterpiece of Clovio, the book ofhours is now in the possession of the Pierpont MorganLibrary in New York City.It contains religious stories (both Biblical andapocryphal), and illustrations with architecturalborders and classical nudes.
    9. 9. Farnese HoursThe Museum of MorganThe Adoration of the Magiand Solomon Adored by theQueen of Sheba are amongthe stories depicted in a Bookof Hours created for CardinalAlessandro Farnese duringthe Renaissance. Thedevotional had been ownedby clergy and kings before itcame to America.Courtesy of Morgan Library &Museum. Farnese Hours, inLatin. Illuminated by GiulioClovio (1498–1578) Italy,Rome, dated 1546.
    10. 10. Farnese Hours The Museum of Morgan
    11. 11. The cover of the Lindau Gospels, a highlight of theMorgan collection, is ascribed to the court schoolof Charles the Bald, who was Charlemagne’sgrandson. Made circa 880, it is an importantexample of medieval jeweled binding.Courtesy of Morgan Library & Museum.
    12. 12. Book of Kells,Chi-rho-iota(XPI) page,folio 34 recto oftheBook of Kells,probably fromIona, Scotland,late eighth orearly ninthcentury. Tempera onvellum,Trinity CollegeLibrary,Dublin.
    13. 13. Annunciation to the ShepherdsMaster of the Houghton MiniaturesEmerson White Hours1470s-early 1480sJ. Paul Getty Museum
    14. 14. Printed Book of Hours(Use of Rome)1515-1530
    15. 15. Printed Book of Hours(Use of Rome)1515-1530
    16. 16. Printed Book of Hours(Use of Rome)1515-1530
    17. 17. Printed Book of Hours(Use of Rome)1515-1530
    18. 18. Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome)1515-1530
    19. 19. Enluminures de manuscritsMusée de Cluny, Paris
    20. 20. France, late 15th C.(possibly even early 16th C)Washington University NativityLibraries Probably Parisian, late 15th Washington University Libraries
    21. 21. Livre dHeuresde MargueritedOrléans, 1430
    22. 22. Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521)Book of Hours of Henry VII
    23. 23. Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521)Nativity from Hours of Henry VII ca. 1498Victoria & Albert Museum London
    24. 24. Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521)Adoration of the Magi, Heures de Louis XII 1498-1499Paris, Musée du Louvre
    25. 25. Jean Bourdichon Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521) Flight into Egypt 1498-9illuminated manuscript from the Book of Hours of Louis XII
    26. 26. Jean Bourdichon(1457-1521)
    27. 27. Jean BourdichonJean Bourdichon (1457-1521)The Adoration of the Magi French, Tours-about 1480 – 1485 Getty museum
    28. 28. Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521)In the borders of a page from Hours of Anne of Brittany Anne as Queen, receives a book in praise of famous women, painted by Jean Perréal.
    29. 29. Jean Marot offrant son livre à Anne de Bretagne ( Jean
    30. 30. Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521)Les Grandes HeuresdAnne de Bretagne 1500-1508 BibliothèqueNationale de France,
    31. 31. Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521)Les Grandes Heures dAnne de Bretagne 1500-1508 Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris
    32. 32. Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521)Les Grandes Heures dAnne de Bretagne 1500-1508 Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris
    33. 33. Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521)Les Grandes Heures dAnne de Bretagne 1500-1508 Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris
    34. 34. The Prayer Book of Queen Claude of France (wife of Francis I), circa 1517Embroidered book....Whole Book of Psalms circa 1643
    35. 35. Adoration of the Magi Master of James IVof Scotland ca. 1515–25 (16.5 x 11.7 cm
    36. 36. Text and pictures: Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foişoreanu George Frideric Handel - For unto us a child is born