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MS. Douce 374

Summary Catalogue no.: 21949

Contents

Jean Miélot , Miracles de Nostre Dame

The second of two volumes written for and presented to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, by his secretary Jean Miélot. Volume 1 is Paris, BnF MS. fr. 9198, dated 1456.

Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Hand(s)

Written by Jean Miélot.

Decoration

Important grisaille miniatures by the atelier of Jean Tavernier. Initials. (P&A i. 322, pl. XXVI)

History

Origin: c. 1456 (old style, 1457 new style) ; Flemish

Provenance and Acquisition

Library of the dukes of Burgundy.

Acquired by Douce at an unknown date.

Bequeathed by him to the Bodleian.

Record Sources

Description adaped (2018) from The Douce Legacy and Pächt and Alexander.

Availability

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (82 images from 35mm slides)

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