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The Wharncliffe Hours
manuscript: brown, blue and red inks, tempera, gold paint, gold leaf on parchment, 116 folios plus 4 blank folios, gilt edged, velvet, gilt leather and cardboard covers, leather spine with gold embossing, gilt metal clasp and corners, glued and stitched 19th-century binding
17.8 × 12.8 cm (each folio) 18.4 × 13.5 × 2.8 cm (closed book)
Place/s of Execution
Paris / the Loire region, France
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Manion & Vines 78; Manion 2005, pp. 290-375
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Religion and Mythology
Subjects (specific)
Blessed Virgin Mary (Christian character) books of hours illuminated manuscripts Latin language religious texts saints