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Country of LocationSwitzerland
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Library / CollectionArchives cantonales vaudoises
ShelfmarkP Château de La Sarraz H 50
Manuscript TitleBook of Hours of Jean de Gingins
CaptionParchment · 378 ff. · 18.5 x 13.2 cm · Paris · 1421
Manuscript SummaryThis Book of Hours following the liturgical custom of Paris contains a large number of private prayers in Latin and French, most of them unpublished. As indicated in the colophon on page 193r, the book was produced in 1421 in Paris in the workshop of the bookseller Jacquet Lescuier. It was commissioned, or perhaps only bought, by Jean II de Gingins, born around 1385 and died either at the end of 1461 or the beginning of 1462; he had his coat of arms painted on p. 193v. The miniatures were executed by several illuminators, among them the “Guise Master,” the “Bedford Master” and a student associated with the “Boucicaut Master.” The last representative of the Gingin-La Sarraz family left the castle to her brother-in-law, Henri de Mandrot, who in turn gave this manuscript and the family archive to the state archive of the canton of Vaud in 1920.
Standard descriptionNotice de Gilbert Coutaz, Archives cantonales vaudoises, pour e-codices, 2015.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-acv-P-Sarraz-H-0050 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-acv-P-Sarraz-H-0050)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/acv-P-Sarraz-H-0050/manifest.json
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How to quoteChavannes-près-Renens, Archives cantonales vaudoises, P Château de La Sarraz H 50: Book of Hours of Jean de Gingins (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/acv/P-Sarraz-H-0050).
DecorationFigurative, Fully Painted, Gold / Silver, Initial, Line Filler, Margin, Ornamental, Text Block
Liturgica christianaBook of hours
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