A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Douce 20

Summary Catalogue no.: 21594

Contents

Book of Hours, Use of Rome
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Fine miniatures.

Borders.

Initials. By the atelier of the Master of the Prayer books. (Pächt and Alexander i. 395, pl. XXXI)

History

Origin: 16th century, beginning ; Flemish

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (32 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 301

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.